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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"Desire for Dignity" Driver of Change in Arab World - Helen Clark

New York — In her second Twitter chat, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark answered questions from around the globe on development in the Arab world. The questions ranged from the causes of the uprisings to women and minorities and from the UN’s role in Libya to the role of social media and youth inmore

UNDP deeply saddened by plane crash deaths in DRC

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) personnel working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were among those killed in a plane crash in Kinshasa on Monday. The plane, returning to the capital from Kisangani, was carrying 29 passengers, including members of UNDP, UN Volunteers and othmore

Tax shake-up could give poor countries head start on anti-poverty track

Istanbul - Reforming how countries manage customs and tax revenues and strengthening anti-corruption and oversight measures could help reduce illicit funds flows, amounting to billions of dollars per year, from least developed countries (LDCs). Recommendations for customs and tax reform are put forwmore

UNDP deeply saddened by deadly attack in Afghanistan

United Nations personnel working in Afghanistan were killed after demonstrators attacked a UN compound on Friday in the country’s northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. “I am deeply shocked by the horrific killings of UN colleagues and security personnel,” said Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Natmore

Helen Clark visits REDD+ pilot initiative in Indonesia

Jakarta — On the first day of her three-day trip to Indonesia, UNDP chief Helen Clark traveled to Central Kalimantan, where she took a boat through parts of the province to see first-hand the forest cover and peat lands which face a real threat of deforestation. She met with local officials to more

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