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

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, to visit the DRC

10 Jun 2009

Kinshasa - The United Nations is involved at the highest level in giving its support to the Congolese authorities in rebuilding the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).Following a mission last March by the UNDP's Assistant Administrator and Regional Director of the Africa Bureau to the DRC, Administrmore

Latin American ministers discuss crisis induced unemployment and poverty

22 Feb 2010

UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark, presents Nobel Laureate, Mohammad Yunus, with a plaque naming him ‘champion of the world’s poor’.New York — Over 35 ministers and officials in charge of social affairs, representing 17 countries throughout Latin America, met today at the Umore

UNDP chief calls for increased social protection in the Pacific

10 Feb 2010

Helen Clark in Vanuatu meets the Prime Minister Edward Natape. Port Vila, Vanuatu – The ongoing economic and financial crisis presents an opportunity to implement social protection programmes in the Pacific that address the needs of the vulnerable, said United Nations Development Programme more

Maori leaders present Helen Clark to the UN in traditional ceremony

28 Apr 2009

New York — The halls of the United Nations echoed with singing and chanting today during the colorful and lively traditional Maori ceremony to welcome UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.  The event, called a powhiri (pronounced “poor-fee-ree”), began with the thunderous sounding of more

Fight Corruption - Save Development

08 Dec 2009

Vienna (UN Information Service) - On International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December), the United Nations has warned that corruption kills development, and is one of the biggest impediments to reaching the Millennium Development Goals."When public money is stolen for private gain, it means fewemore

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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