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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

Strong partnerships with civil society critical to development 

New York — Meeting with members of the Civil Society Advisory Committee, Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to strategic partnerships with civil society to achieve shared development goals. The two-day consultation session with civil society leaders focusemore

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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