UNDP Administrator Helen Clark

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Call to Action - Social Good Summit 2014 - UNDPUNDP Administrator Helen Clark discusses how technology, innovation, and new media can create valuable opportunities for increased citizen engagement and more inclusive development outcomes in an interview with Devex Assistant Editor Kelli Rogers on the "Step and Repeat" during the Social Good Summit in New York City on 21 September 2014. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/UNDPHelen Clark's Diary at the UN General Assembly


Statements

Helen Clark: Statement on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

17 May 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Statement on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia United Nations, New York The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia provides an opportunity to reaffirm that the rights of LGBT people are a matter of concern to all of us working on huma MORE

Helen Clark: Speech as Guest of Honour at conference on Stopping Wildlife Crime and Advancing Wildlife Conservation: A Call to Action

10 May 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech as Guest of Honour
 at the Conference on 
Stopping Wildlife Crime and Advancing Wildlife Conservation: A Call to Action Dar es Salaam, Tanzania I thank the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania for hosting this important conference addressing the eleph MORE

Helen Clark: Closing Remarks at The Abu Dhabi Ascent Conference in Support of Climate Summit 2014

05 May 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Closing Remarks at The Abu Dhabi Ascent Conference in Support of Climate Summit 2014 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates My task is to report on what has come out of the Abu Dhabi Ascent – with a focus on deliverables for the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in New MORE

Helen Clark: Statement at the Abu Dhabi Ascent: Conference In Support Of the UN Climate Summit 2014

04 May 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator on "The Importance of Action to Combat Deforestation and Tropical Forest Degradation in Tackling Climate Change” at the Abu Dhabi Ascent Conference in Support of the UN Climate Summit 2014 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates There is considerable global momentum on MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the 2014 EU High Level Resilience Forum

28 Apr 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator at the 2014 EU High Level Resilience Forum Brussels, Belgium Introduction

 Thank you, Commissioner Georgieva, for inviting me to speak at the first EU High Level Forum on Resilience.   As a development organization, UNDP is very aware of the highly detrimental MORE

Press Releases

Bangladesh: Mangrove forests provide protection from climate change

11 Nov 2010

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark (seated in front row, fourth from right) is in Bangladesh to highlight the country’s progress in achieving development goals.(Photo: UNDP) Dhaka - On the first day of her official visit to Bangladesh, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark traveled to the remote ismore

China: UNDP engages youth on low-carbon lifestyle for a greener future

17 Oct 2010

Shanghai — “Climate change will be a challenge to achieving the Millennium Development Goals, but it can also be an incredible opportunity for countries such as China to leapfrog old technologies and lead the world in embracing a new low-carbon future,” said Mr. Subinay Nandy, Unitmore

Dervis thanks staff, outlines development challenges ahead

26 Feb 2009

Visit Photo Gallery | Kemal Derviş biography New York – On his last day at UNDP, outgoing Administrator Kemal Derviş thanked the staff for their dedication to the goals of the organization and outlined some of the development challenges ahead.  “We have made impressive stridmore

Helen Clark unanimously confirmed as new head of UNDP

31 Mar 2009

The United Nations General Assembly this aftrenoon unanimously approved Helen Clark of New Zealand as the new Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) for a term of four years.  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon nominated Helen Clark last week to replace outgoing Administrator Kemal Dervi&more

Helen Clark: Effective alliances between state and market are required

04 Nov 2009

Public policies focused on human development can ensure a better distribution of the fruits of growth, said ClarkSantiago - Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called for a more effective alliance between the State and the market during a lecture delivered tmore

About Helen Clark

Helen Clark became the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme in 2009, and is the first woman to lead the organization. She also chairs the United Nations Development Group.

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