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: “What will it take to achieve coherence in the 2015 agreements?” Speech at closing session of the Development & Climate Days event on “Zero Poverty. Zero Emissions. Within a generation?” at the UNFCCC COP

07 Dec 2014

I am pleased to participate in this panel on achieving coherence in the 2015 agreements as we strive for “Zero Poverty. Zero Emissions. Within a Generation”. Three global agreements are scheduled to be reached next year – on the post-2015 agenda, on a new framework for disaster risk reduction, and MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Global Landscapes Forum UN Climate Change Conference – COP20

07 Dec 2014

I thank the organizers of the Global Landscapes Forum – the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), UNEP, FAO, and Peru’s Ministries of the Environment and Agriculture - for inviting me to speak this morning. The focus of this Forum is of high relevance to the global effort to tackle cl MORE

Helen Clark: Video message to the Fourth Annual Rotary Forum

05 Dec 2014

“Reflections on the Role of NGOs and Civil Society Organisations in Development” Thanks for the opportunity to address the Fourth Annual Rotary Forum hosted by the Rotary Club of Wellington. I’m sorry I cannot be present in person for this important discussion on the role of non-governmental organiz MORE

Helen Clark: Statement on International Volunteer Day

05 Dec 2014

On 5 December each year, we celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD) in recognition of the commitment and contribution of volunteers to peace and development. This year’s theme, "Make Change Happen, Volunteer!", emphasizes how volunteerism can advance sustainable development by fosterin MORE

Helen Clark: Message on World AIDS Day

01 Dec 2014

The current Ebola crisis reminds us that fighting communicable diseases requires behaviour change, engaging communities, partnerships with government and civil society, and reducing inequalities.  Early diagnosis and treatment is vital too. These lessons have been learned in the fight against H MORE

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UNDP a strong supporter of Georgia's inclusive and sustainable development, Helen Clark says

01 Oct 2014

Tbilisi, Georgia – The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Helen Clark, has completed a short visit to Georgia today, 1 October 2014, during which she met with the President, Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs. “UNDP is a strong supporter of Georgia's democratic more

UNDP Administrator emphasizes citizen engagement in development in Armenia

30 Sep 2014

Yerevan, Armenia - On 28-30 September Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP and Chair of the UN Development Group came to Armenia on her first visit to the country. In discussions with government, civil society, women leaders, and international development partners, Clark emphasized the principle of cmore

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Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland receives the Mahbub ul Haq Award for Human Development

25 Sep 2014

New York, USA  – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented the Mahbub ul Haq Award for Human Development to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, the first woman Prime Minister of Norway and currently Deputy Chair of The Elders, at a ceremony in New York today.  The award is given to more

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

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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

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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