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: Lecture at University of Auckland Law School on the Role of the Rule of Law and Access to Justice in Development

01 Apr 2014

Helen Clark Administrator, United Nations Development ProgrammeReflections on the Role of the Rule of Law and Access to Justice in DevelopmentLecture atUniversity of Auckland Law School Auckland, New ZealandIntroductionMy thanks go to the New Zealand Human Rights Lawyers’ Association and the Centre MORE

Helen Clark: Keynote Address at the International Conference on Economic Reforms for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth: International Experience and Lessons for Viet Nam

24 Mar 2014

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYKeynote Address by Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator        at the International Conference on Economic Reforms for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth: International Experience and Lessons for Viet Nam, Hanoi, Vietnam24-25 March 2014It is a pleasure fo MORE

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

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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

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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