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


Statements

Helen Clark: Statement at the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 Nov 2014

Violence against women and girls appears all too often in headlines across the world. But along with the cases that make the news are many thousands of other incidents occurring every day, on every continent, and in every country. According to the World Health Organization, gender-based violence kil MORE

Helen Clark: Video Message to the International Parliamentary Conference on Growth and Development, at the Houses of Parliament, London, UK

18 Nov 2014

London, UK I am pleased to share a few thoughts with you at the start of this year’s International Parliamentary Conference hosted by the United Kingdom Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. UNDP is delighted to be a partner in the organisation of the Conference, and we are especia MORE

Helen Clark: Keynote speech at event celebrating Japan’s 60th Anniversary of Official Developmental Assistance Tokyo, Japan

17 Nov 2014

Tokyo, Japan It is a great honor to join the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) programme. My thanks go to Foreign Minister Kishida and to Professor Tanaka, President of JICA, for inviting me to speak at this special event. Over the past sixty years MORE

Helen Clark: Keynote address to Preparatory Session for The 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development United Nations, New York

10 Nov 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, Keynote address to Preparatory Session for The 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development United Nations, New York I thank Ambassadors George Talbot and Geir Pedersen for their kind invitation to me to speak at this first preparatory session for the T MORE

Helen Clark: Opening Speech at the Second UN Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs)

03 Nov 2014

Vienna, Austria This conference is timely and important. It convenes here in Vienna just before UN Member States begin negotiations on the post-2015 sustainable development goals. It will also review progress on the Almaty Programme of Action (APOA), and it will shape the development agenda for land MORE

Press Releases

UNDP Administrator Sees Stronger Role for Lawmakers in Eradicating AIDS

22 Jul 2014

 Melbourne, Australia – Tackling HIV requires courageous and committed policy-makers and law-makers said the UN’s development chief at the 20th International AIDS Conference. “Parliamentarians have an indispensable role to play in building the coalitions for action to change bad laws which entmore

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Groundbreaking research on sex worker safety and security receives award at International AIDS Conference

21 Jul 2014

 Melbourne, Australia -- An unprecedented research project, Sex Work and Violence: Understanding Factors for Safety and Protection, received the first Robert Carr Research Award at the 20th International AIDS Conference, in Melbourne, Australia. The award was established in honor of Dr. Robert 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

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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