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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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

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

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Mongolia’s natural resource boom must benefit all citizens, says UN Development Chief

20 Oct 2011

Ulaanbaatar – The revenue generated from Mongolia’s abundant natural resources should benefit all of its citizens, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said today wrapping up her three-day official visit to the country.  “I am convinced that natural resources camore

UNDP Administrator praises Southern Sudan's credible referendum process

07 Feb 2011

New York — Following today’s announcement of the southern Sudan referendum results, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark congratulated the Southern Sudanese people on the peaceful and transparent referendum process. Helen Clark lauded the leading role of the Southern Sudan Referendum Commissiomore

UNDP Chief unveils new homes for Pakistan's flood victims

21 Feb 2011

Karachi — Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), visited Sindh yesterday, the southern province of Pakistan, and the region most affected by the unprecedented floods which tore through this area last July. In Sindh, Helen Clark visited the city of Khairpur Namore

UNDP Joins Global Fund in Announcing Enhanced Financial Safeguards

04 Feb 2011

New York — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced new measures aimed at strengthening even more of its safeguards against fraud and corruption in the global fight against pandemic diseases in the developing world. more

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Experiences of other countries can guide democracy in the Arab region

05 Jun 2011

Cairo – HE Essam Sharaf, Prime Minister of Egypt and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Helen Clark , inaugurated today the "International Forum on Pathways of Democratic Transitions: International Experiences, Lessons Learnt and the Road Ahead." The 2-days forum aimore

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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