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: 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 inmore

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 Rmore

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 crisismore

Helen Clark: Speech at the Launch of the 2013 Latin America Human Development Report on "Launch of the 2013 Latin America Human Development Report"

12 Nov 2013

Speech for Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP Launch of the 2013 Latin America Human Development Report, “Citizen Security with a Human Face: Diagnosis and Proposals for Latin America” UN ECOSOC Conference Bldg, New York I am pleased to launch today the 2013 UNDP Latin America Human Development Repmore

Helen Clark: Speech at Dialogue on Regional Co-operation as a Driver of Growth and Stability

28 Oct 2013

Speech by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Dialogue on Regional Co-operation as a Driver of Growth and Stability Monday, 28 October 2013, 3:00 - 4:30 Conference Room 6, North Lawn Building It is a pleasure to participate in today’s dialogue on “Regional Co-operation as a Driver of Growth and Stabilimore

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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

UNDP chief concludes tour of Central Asia

25 May 2011

Tashkent – UNDP Administrator Helen Clark concluded a three day visit to Uzbekistan today.  She met yesterday with Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov, who expressed his support for the role played by UNDP in Uzbekistan’s development. While in Uzbekistan, Helen Clark also met with Mr. Rustam Amore

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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