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UNDP Administrator Helen Clark responds to questions from bloggers in a special meeting during the Social Good Summit in New York City at the 92nd Street Y on 21 September 2014. #2030Now, the theme of the two-day Summit, asks the question “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” and engages a diverse audience in a global conversation on the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/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/UNDP