UNDP Administrator Helen Clark

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark speaks on tackling poverty, inequality and environmental unsustainability in the new global agenda. (UNDP)


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IDB and UNDP agree to deepen cooperation

The Islamic Development Bank signed a three-year agreement Friday with the United Nations Development Programme to deepen the long-standing collaboration between the two organizations.  The statement of intent, on disaster recovery and reduction,  was signed by UNDP Administrator Helen Clamore

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Two-day forum examines democratic transitions

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Prime Minister of Egypt Essam Sharaf,  inaugurated the “International Forum on Pathways of Democratic Transitions: International Experiences, Lessons Learnt and the Road Ahead,” in Cairo which ran from 4 – 5 June. The 2-day forum examined experiences of countrmore

Opportunities for Economic and Political Inclusion in the Arab Spring

In recent months, millions of people came onto the streetsof a number of Arab States demanding change. In Tunisia and Egypt, these uprisings led to the downfall ofregimes. In Libya, intense conflict continues. Elsewhere, many lives have alsobeen lost as regimes and their opponents have faced off agamore

Helen Clark: Economic, political inclusion needed for peace

Washington — Attaining and maintaining the peace and security needed for development requires broad economic and political inclusion, said UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.“ Even with impressive development progress in many areas over the last decade, many people have been lmore

Indonesian President Yudhoyono, UN development chief meet on forests

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono met with United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark in Jakarta Thursday where they discussed Indonesia’s pioneering efforts to prevent deforestation and degradation as part of a UN initiative. They also discussed the stmore

Roger Mabingnay, 42 years old, impresses UNDP’s Administrator, Helen Clark on a recent visit to Tacloban City. Mabingnay sells mami noodles in his new food stall provided by UNDP’s pilot livelihoods project in Fisherman’s Village. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPBarangay Captain Emelita Montelban introduces UNDP’s Helen Clark to one of the residents of Fisherman’s Village who received a food stall from UNDP’s pilot livelihoods project. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPA carpenter builds one of the 50 food stalls under a pilot UNDP livelihoods project for people hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan. UNDP’s Administrator, Helen Clark, toured Fisherman’s Village in Tacloban to get a first-hand look at the work underway. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPUNDP’s Helen Clark is greeted by Marvin Antonieto Isana and Principal Monina E. Gabrino at San Jose Central Elementary School in Tacloban City. Isana, who works at the nearby airport, said how appreciative he was that UNDP was able to clear away so much debris following Typhoon Haiyan. Children at San Jose Central Elementary School welcome UNDP’s Helen Clark with a song, Heal Our Land. The school was Miss Clark’s second stop on her tour of Tacloban City, one of the hardest hit areas following Typhoon Haiyan.Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, cut the ribbon on UNDP and OCHA’s new office in Tacloban City with help from Mayor Alfred Romualdez and OCHA Head of Office David Carden. She was joined on stage by UNDP Resident Representative, Luiza Carvalho, and UNDP Country Director, Maurice Dewulf. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPChildren line the walkway at Tacloban’s San Jose Central Elementary School to greet UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on a recent visit to the city. UNDP assisted the school by clearing away tonnes of storm debris, which allowed for the swift return to classes of thousands of students in January 2014. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDP