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


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Helen Clark: Opening Remarks at the Switzerland-UNDP-UNFPA Side Event "From MDGs to SDGs: How Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships Can Contribute to Financing the Post-2015 Agenda"

23 Jun 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening Remarks at the Switzerland-UNDP-UNFPA Side Event "From MDGs to SDGs: How Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships Can Contribute to Financing the Post-2015 Agenda" Geneva, Switzerland I thank the Government of Switzerland for hosting this dinner. Switzerland MORE

Helen Clark: Statement to the Annual Meeting of the UNDP Executive Board

23 Jun 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Statement to the Annual Meeting of the UNDP Executive Board Geneva, Switzerland Mr. President, Members of the Executive Board, Colleagues, I am pleased to welcome you to the UNDP segment of the 2014 Annual Session of the Executive Board here in Geneva. This Board m MORE


Helen Clark: Opening Statement at the Conference on International Development Co-operation: Trends and Emerging Opportunities -Perspectives of the New Actors co-hosted by UNDP and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA)

19 Jun 2014


Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator 
Opening Statement at the Conference on International Development Co-operation: Trends and Emerging Opportunities - Perspectives of the New Actors co-hosted by UNDP and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Istanbul, Turkey UNDP is very pleased to b MORE

Helen Clark: Statement at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

12 Jun 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Statement at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict London, United Kingdom I commend the United Kingdom for hosting this summit calling for greater political commitment and action to end sexual violence in conflict.  Sexual violence in&nb MORE

Helen Clark: Statement on Why Access to Clean and Affordable Energy Matters to Women and Children At the Energy and Women and Children’s Health Event, Sustainable Energy For all Forum

05 Jun 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Statement on Why Access to Clean and Affordable Energy Matters to Women and Children At the Energy and Women and Children’s Health Event, Sustainable Energy For all Forum United Nations, New York I am very pleased to be part of this important event, marking the dedic 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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