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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Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Day, 17 October

17 Oct 2014

Each year on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we can recommit to that goal, and, in the words of the UN Secretary-General's message for this day this year, plan for a world where no-one is left behind. Since 1990, the baseline date against which Millennium Development Goal progress MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Launch of the Rule of Law Partnership with the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan

16 Oct 2014

Tashkent, Uzbekistan It is an honour for me to participate in this official launch of “The Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan” project. UNDP is proud to be a partner of the Supreme Court in this important initiative, generously supported by USAID co-funding. I would like to express my appreciati MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Opening of High Level Segment Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12

15 Oct 2014

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea I am pleased to join you at the opening of the High Level Segment of this Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). I thank the Government of the Republic of Korea for hosting this important conference, and for its strong partnership MORE

Helen Clark: Speech on “Biodiversity in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals: Next Steps” at the Side-Event to the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12

14 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech on “Biodiversity in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals: Next Steps” at the Side-Event to the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12 Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea I thank the Execu MORE

Helen Clark: Statement to the 90th Meeting of the Development Committee

11 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Statement to the 90th Meeting of the Development Committee The World Bank, Washington D.C.     The Current Development Context These are challenging times for the international community and for all those whose ch MORE

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UN Development Chief Calls for more international support after devastating floods

15 Jul 2014

Belgrade, Serbia - One the eve of an international donor conference for flood recovery efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today visited an affected area in Serbia and stressed the need to include disaster resilience in forthcoming recovery and reconstructionmore

Linking humanitarian, development and climate finance is critical for fragile and conflict-affected States

10 Jul 2014

New York City – Three sources of finance - humanitarian, development and climate finance - play a critical role in supporting recovery efforts in fragile and conflict-affected countries, says a report launched today by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) andmore

Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda Unite Efforts to Combat Illegal Timber Trade in East Africa

26 Jun 2014

Coordinated Approach Set to Curb Trade that Costs World Economy US$30-100 Billion Annually 
Nairobi, Kenya, 26 June 2014 – High-level government representatives from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania today, at the first United Nations Environment Assemble (UNEA), announced their intention to work togethermore

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UNDP and First Lady of Kenya join forces against elephant killings

25 Jun 2014

New programme puts communities at the center of anti-poaching drive Nairobi, Kenya – Combating poaching will not succeed unless communities are empowered to help prevent its alarming upsurge, said the first lady of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta and the Administrator of the UN Development Programme, Helmore

Delivering justice and support for victims of wartime sexual violence

30 May 2014

Zagreb, Croatia -- The necessity of providing justice and support to wartime victims of sexual violence was underscored at a regional conference supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that brought together more than 120 government officials and civil society activists from counmore

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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