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: First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

27 Jan 2014

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Statement of Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board 2014 United Nations, New York, 27 January 2014 at 10 am Mr. President, Members of the Executive Board, Colleagues and friends, I welcome you all to this first regular se MORE

Helen Clark: The London School of Economics, International Growth Centre Public Lecture "The next global development agenda: From aspiration to delivery"

21 Jan 2014

London, UK - My thanks go to the London School of Economics and the International Growth Centre for this opportunity to discuss the prospects for the post-2015 development agenda. I also commend the International Growth Centre for the role it is playing in providing independent and research-based ad MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Launch of “Empowering Lives, Building Resilience – Development Stories from Europe and Central Asia” on Sustainable Energy

11 Dec 2013

New York 10:30 a.m. Excellencies, It is my pleasure today to launch the third volume of the series: “Empowering Lives, Building Resilience: Development Stories from Europe and Central Asia”. Its theme, sustainable energy, is particularly timely as the United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Global Launch of the 2014 State of Energy Report for Dubai

10 Dec 2013

Speech by Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, at the Global Launch of the 2014 State of Energy Report for Dubai New York Excellencies,   Ladies and Gentlemen, Today we mark the global launch of the first State of Energy Report for Dubai, which has been developed in a partnership between Dubai st MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the UNDP and UNESCO Featured Event: Widening Local Development Pathways: The Creative Economy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

10 Dec 2013

Speech by Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, at the UNDP and UNESCO Featured Event:Widening Local Development Pathways: The Creative Economy and the Post-2015 Development AgendaUNHQ, New YorkIt is a pleasure to be part of this presentation of the conclusions of the Creative Economy Report 2013 on “Wid MORE

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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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