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: Statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

09 Dec 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda on the occasion of the commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day 2013 UN HQ, New York, 9 December, 9:30am It is a pleasure to jo MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future”

28 Nov 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future” Manama, Bahrain I am pleased to launch this new report from UNDP’s Arab States Bureau: Water Governance in the Arab Reg MORE

Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on the death of Nelson Mandela

05 Dec 2013

It was with great personal sadness that I learned of the passing of Nelson Mandela today.   Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary man who represented for many around the world the ideals of freedom, peace, and justice. Like many of my generation, I was inspired by Nelson Mandela’s vision for a MORE

Statement by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, on the occasion of International Volunteer Day

05 Dec 2013

International Volunteer Day is a day to reflect on the contribution of volunteers world-wide to peace and development. On International Volunteer Day 2013, UNDP and United Nations Volunteers are highlighting the contributions of youth volunteers to creating a better world. The current generation of MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future”

28 Nov 2013

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at Launch of UNDP Regional Bureau of Arab State Report on “Water Governance in the Arab Region: managing scarcity and securing the future” Manama, Bahrain I am pleased to launch this new report from UNDP’s Arab States Bureau: Water Governance in the Arab Reg MORE

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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

Regional integration and development gains in Kazakhstan

19 May 2011

Astana - UNDP Administrator Helen Clark ended a three day visit to Kazakhstan today which focused on the country’s impressive development progress and its partnership with UNDP and the broader UN system. Helen Clark met today with President Nursultan Nazarbayev to discuss a range of issues, inclumore

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Norwegian Crown Prince continues to speak out for world’s poor

12 May 2011

Oslo — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced that Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon is to continue as a Goodwill Ambassador, advocating globally on behalf of poor, marginalized and vulnerable communities around the world. Extending his commitment for a further two years, the Crmore

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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