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

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

Helen Clark begins first day as Administrator of UNDP

20 Apr 2009

Today, Helen Clark began her first day as the new Administrator of UNDP.  She will spend her first week meeting with UNDP senior management, UN officials and Permanent Representatives to the United Nations, as well as getting acquainted with staff. "I am looking forward to leading UNDP at this more

2010 Human Development Report analyses long-term development trends

04 Nov 2010

United Nations — Most developing countries made dramatic yet often underestimated progress in health, education and basic living standards in recent decades, with many of the poorest countries posting the greatest gains, reveals a detailed new analysis of long-term Human Development Index (HDI) trenmore

Small island states get boost for moving into renewable energy

08 Dec 2010

CANCUN — Some of the smallest and most vulnerable island nations in the world will benefit from a new initiative aimed at increasing these countries’ access to renewable sources of energy.This follows the signing in Cancun today of a memorandum of understanding between the Alliance of more

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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