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: Statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

09 Dec 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda on the occasion of the commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day 2013 UN HQ, New York, 9 December, 9:30am It is a pleasure to jo MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future”

28 Nov 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future” Manama, Bahrain I am pleased to launch this new report from UNDP’s Arab States Bureau: Water Governance in the Arab Reg MORE

Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on the death of Nelson Mandela

05 Dec 2013

It was with great personal sadness that I learned of the passing of Nelson Mandela today.   Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary man who represented for many around the world the ideals of freedom, peace, and justice. Like many of my generation, I was inspired by Nelson Mandela’s vision for a MORE

Statement by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, on the occasion of International Volunteer Day

05 Dec 2013

International Volunteer Day is a day to reflect on the contribution of volunteers world-wide to peace and development. On International Volunteer Day 2013, UNDP and United Nations Volunteers are highlighting the contributions of youth volunteers to creating a better world. The current generation of MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future”

28 Nov 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future” Manama, Bahrain I am pleased to launch this new report from UNDP’s Arab States Bureau: Water Governance in the Arab Reg MORE

Press Releases

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

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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

Landmines Thwart Development Progress, says UNDP Administrator

27 Nov 2011

Phnom Pen - The existence of anti-personnel mines in developing countries can thwart development progress, said the UN’s development chief Helen Clark yesterday in Phnom Penh at opening of the international conference on landmines. “There is a strong link between effective mine action and progress omore

UN Humanitarian, Development and Human Rights Chiefs Call on States Not to Undermine the International Ban on Cluster Bombs

23 Nov 2011

The following statement is issued on behalf of Valerie Amos, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, and Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. In November 2003, a group of United Nations agencies and other organizations involved in humamore

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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