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 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

Helen Clark: Speech at the London High Level Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

13 Feb 2014

Speech at the London High Level Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade United Kingdom I thank the Government of the United Kingdom for hosting this important conference on illegal wildlife trade. This vile trade is a development, environmental, and security challenge. It is pushing vulnerable and en MORE

Helen Clark: Launch of UNDP Report, “Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries”

29 Jan 2014

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Speech for Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator at the Launch of UNDP Report, “Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries” New York, Millennium Hotel, Diplomat Ballroom Wed. 29 January 2014, 11am I am pleased to launch this important new UNDP Report, “Huma MORE

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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

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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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