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


Helen Clark: Lecture on The Future We Want– Can We Make it a Reality? at the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation

04 Nov 2014

Uppsala, Sweden It is an honor to deliver this lecture in memory of the life and work of Dag Hammarskjold, the second Secretary General of the United Nations, and a man who was so memorably described by United States President John F. Kennedy as “the greatest statesman of our century”. Fifty yearsmore

Helen Clark: Speech at the High Level Round Table on Achieving Structural Transformation of LLDC Economies, Second UN Conference on Landlocked Developed Countries

03 Nov 2014

Vienna, Austria I am pleased to be part of this discussion on achieving structural transformation of the LLDC economies. Structural transformation is about diversifying national economies and moving them up the value chain. Done well, it will expand local and productive capacities, attract more inmore

Helen Clark: Remarks at the launch of “Towards a Global Partnership for Development: The UN and Mexico’s South-South Cooperation”

31 Oct 2014

I am pleased to join you today for the launch of the publication:“Towards a Global Partnership for Development: The UN and Mexico’s South-South Cooperation”. This is a joint UN-Mexico effort, and I sincerely thank AMEXCID and its Executive Director, Juan Manuel Valle for the very good collaboration more

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Opening speech at the 7th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

30 Oct 2014

I am delighted to be in Mexico for the 7th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. UNDP greatly appreciates Mexico’s willingness to host the forum. I greet all Ministers present from across Latin America and the Caribbean. UNDP very much values the ongoing support more

Helen Clark: Speech on “From the MDGs to a new set of Global Development Priorities”
 at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy

20 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorSpeech on“From the MDGs to a new set of Global Development Priorities”
at the 
University of World Economy and DiplomacyTashkent, UzbekistanI thank the University of World Economy and Diplomacy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, and in particular Mr. more

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UNDP and Jordan sign historic agreement to open a Regional Centre in Amman

22 Sep 2014

New York, USA -- On the margins of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sima Bahous, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Arab States, and His Excellency Mr. Nasser Judeh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan, signed an agreement to omore


UN Development Chief calls for support to Lebanon amid refugee crisis

18 Sep 2014

New York, USA  – More international support for Lebanon is needed to help it to maintain its stability as it hosts very large numbers of Syrian refugees”, the Administrator of the UN’s Development Programme Helen Clark said as she wrapped up a  visit to the country with UN High Commissionemore

UNDP Administrator Sees Stronger Role for Lawmakers in Eradicating AIDS

22 Jul 2014

 Melbourne, Australia – Tackling HIV requires courageous and committed policy-makers and law-makers said the UN’s development chief at the 20th International AIDS Conference. “Parliamentarians have an indispensable role to play in building the coalitions for action to change bad laws which entmore


Groundbreaking research on sex worker safety and security receives award at International AIDS Conference

21 Jul 2014

 Melbourne, Australia -- An unprecedented research project, Sex Work and Violence: Understanding Factors for Safety and Protection, received the first Robert Carr Research Award at the 20th International AIDS Conference, in Melbourne, Australia. The award was established in honor of Dr. Robert more


UN Development Chief Calls for more international support after devastating floods

15 Jul 2014

Belgrade, Serbia - One the eve of an international donor conference for flood recovery efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today visited an affected area in Serbia and stressed the need to include disaster resilience in forthcoming recovery and reconstructionmore

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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