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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Transforming Africa through Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development

02 Dec 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening speech at UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa Conference on Transforming Africa through Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday, 2 December, 2pm It is a great pleasure to be in Johannesburg for this annual meeting of UNDP MORE

Helen Clark: Text of video message to the United Kingdom Commonwealth Parliamentary Association International Parliamentary Conference on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

26 Nov 2013

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark to the UK Commonwealth Parliamentary Association International Parliamentary Conference on the Post-2015 Development Agenda London, United Kingdom. I congratulate the United Kingdom Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association on taking the initiative to host MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Business Call to Action event

21 Nov 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorAddress at Business Call to Action eventTokyo, Japan. I thank all participants for their attendance at today’s Business Call to Action forum and for their active interest in development.At UNDP, we greatly value the growing involvement of the Japanese private sector in MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the High-Level Seminar on Addressing Climate Change in South-South Co-operation

19 Nov 2013

Keynote Speech by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, High-Level Seminar on Addressing Climate Change in South-South Co-operation
 COP19, Warsaw, Poland I am pleased to address this second High-Level Seminar on Addressing Climate Change in South-South Co-operation. I thank the National Development and R MORE

Helen Clark:Speech at the International Conference 'Celebrating the Centenary of Women’s Right to Vote in Norway'

15 Nov 2013

Keynote Speech by Helen Clark onThe Effect of the Global Financial Crisis on WomenAt the International ConferenceCelebrating the Centenary of Women’s Right to Vote in NorwayOslo, NorwayIntroductionThank you for inviting me to contribute to this discussion on the effect of the global financial crisis MORE

Press Releases

UNDP, Norway pledge to reduce armed violence

21 Oct 2009

Oslo — UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre today to discuss ways in which Norway and UNDP could work together to reduce armed violence, which kills more than 2,000 people every day worldwide, most of whom are civilians.   “Together we will more

Report on tsunami recovery reveals need to involve local communities

24 Apr 2009

Women were particularly hit hard, but played a crucial role in disaster risk reductionNew York — To better respond to natural disasters, governments should invest more in risk reduction for vulnerable communities and make sure to reflect gender concerns in the recovery processes, says a repormore

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Cote d’Ivoire: Road to recovery focus of UN Development Chief’s visit

17 Sep 2012

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire — Support for Cote d’Ivoire’s rapid development after years of upheaval and conflict was the focus of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark’s visit to the country “I believe Cote d’Ivoire is on the road to recovery”, Helen Clark said. “It is impmore

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Africa needs a new agricultural revolution, says UN Development Chief

12 Sep 2012

Cotonou, Benin—Africa should reinvest in agriculture as a way to create jobs for youth and women said the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark, during her three-day official visit to Benin. “Africa needs a new agricultural revolution,” said Helen Clark at the inaugumore

UNDP chief urges increased investment in disaster risk reduction

15 Aug 2012

Christchurch/New York—Countries must invest in disaster prevention and preparedness and donor countries and development organizations must prioritize such support to poor countries if human and economic development gains are to be made and not lost, said Helen Clark, former New Zealand Prime Ministemore

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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