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UNDP chief pledges to support Guinea’s political transition

Conakry - Wrapping up her three day visit to Guinea, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark reiterated UNDP’s support to the west African country’s political transition and urged the authorities to finalize plans for legislative elections. "I welcome the efforts of the authorities and political leadersmore

Helen Clark: Leading the way for development through Twitter

“I can think of no better way to spark conversations around the world on development issues than through the dynamic use of social media,” said Helen Clark in reaction to her listing in the UK newspaper, The Guardian, as the tenth most interesting person tweeting about global development. Along withmore

MDGs remain top of the agenda at world leaders' annual meeting in New York

As world leaders gather in New York, the United Nations called on Member States to sustain efforts towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) - eight internationally-agreed goals which seek to end extreme poverty worldwide by 2015. In his report to the General Assembly, UN Secretary more

Indonesia safeguards forest, boosts livelihoods

New York – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today praised Indonesia for putting into action environmentally sensitive forest management techniques to create economic opportunities and improve livelihoods. Indonesia is implementing a programme, Reducing Emissionmore

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World’s most powerful women call for stronger political role for females

New York – More than 20 of the world’s most powerful women called for more political participation for women as a crucial step for democracy, peace and sustainable economic and social development at an event during the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly today. Among heads of state,more

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UNDP Administrator Helen Clark responds to questions from bloggers in a special meeting during the Social Good Summit in New York City at the 92nd Street Y on 21 September 2014. #2030Now, the theme of the two-day Summit, asks the question “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” and engages a diverse audience in a global conversation on the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/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/UNDP