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: Speech at the UN Security Council’s public briefing on Post-conflict Peacebuilding

19 Mar 2014

Statement by Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group at the UN Security Council’s Public Briefing on Post-conflict Peacebuilding United Nations, New York Madam President, Since the Peacebuilding Architecture was established in 2005, the United Nations has made import MORE

Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on International Women's Day

08 Mar 2014

This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth.  No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.  As the 2015 end date of the Millennium Development Goals nears, and as discuss MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Opening of UNDP Global Management Meeting 2014

03 Mar 2014

Changing with the World: UNDP in the New Development Landscape   Tarrytown, New York   It is wonderful to see UNDP’s leadership from around the world assembled here at Tarrytown, New York, again.  I am fortunate to meet many of you at our regional cluster meetings, on my visits to MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the London High Level Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

13 Feb 2014

Speech at the London High Level Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade United Kingdom I thank the Government of the United Kingdom for hosting this important conference on illegal wildlife trade. This vile trade is a development, environmental, and security challenge. It is pushing vulnerable and en MORE

Helen Clark: Launch of UNDP Report, “Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries”

29 Jan 2014

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Speech for Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator at the Launch of UNDP Report, “Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries” New York, Millennium Hotel, Diplomat Ballroom Wed. 29 January 2014, 11am I am pleased to launch this important new UNDP Report, “Huma MORE

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Latin American ministers at the UN discuss social policies to boost opportunities

06 May 2011

Business leader Carlos Slim opens the Fourth Latin American Ministerial Forum on Development New York — More than 30 ministers and officials responsible for social issues from 16 Latin American countries met today at the United Nations headquarters to debate how governments and the private sector camore

Head of UNDP focuses on Turkmenistan's regional role during visit

02 May 2011

Ashgabat – UNDP Administrator Helen Clark concluded a two-day official visit to Turkmenistan today which focused on that country’s leadership role in the region. Helen Clark met with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for a frank discussion on the continuation of their work together more

Indonesia has role in tackling climate change, development challenges

29 Apr 2011

Jakarta - UNDP Administrator Helen Clark concluded a three-day visit to Indonesia today which highlighted the country’s increasingly prominent global role in addressing development and climate change challenges. Helen Clark met with Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and other high-more


UN chiefs call for response to the Niger food crisis

17 Feb 2012

Niamey/New York - On the last day of their joint visit to Niger, UN Development and Humanitarian Chiefs Helen Clark and Valerie Amos travelled to the south-western Tillabery region, one of Niger’s most vulnerable areas in terms of food insecurity, to call for a response to the crisis that will buildmore

UN development and humanitarian chiefs arrive in Niger to draw attention to looming food crisis

16 Feb 2012

Niamey/New York - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA) Valerie Amos arrived today in Niamey for a joint two-day visit to draw attention to the looming food andmore

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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