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


Helen Clark: Lecture on The Future We Want– Can We Make it a Reality? at the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation

04 Nov 2014

Uppsala, Sweden It is an honor to deliver this lecture in memory of the life and work of Dag Hammarskjold, the second Secretary General of the United Nations, and a man who was so memorably described by United States President John F. Kennedy as “the greatest statesman of our century”. Fifty years MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the High Level Round Table on Achieving Structural Transformation of LLDC Economies, Second UN Conference on Landlocked Developed Countries

03 Nov 2014

Vienna, Austria I am pleased to be part of this discussion on achieving structural transformation of the LLDC economies. Structural transformation is about diversifying national economies and moving them up the value chain. Done well, it will expand local and productive capacities, attract more in MORE

Helen Clark: Remarks at the launch of “Towards a Global Partnership for Development: The UN and Mexico’s South-South Cooperation”

31 Oct 2014

I am pleased to join you today for the launch of the publication:“Towards a Global Partnership for Development: The UN and Mexico’s South-South Cooperation”. This is a joint UN-Mexico effort, and I sincerely thank AMEXCID and its Executive Director, Juan Manuel Valle for the very good collaboration MORE

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Opening speech at the 7th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

30 Oct 2014

I am delighted to be in Mexico for the 7th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. UNDP greatly appreciates Mexico’s willingness to host the forum. I greet all Ministers present from across Latin America and the Caribbean. UNDP very much values the ongoing support MORE

Helen Clark: Speech on “From the MDGs to a new set of Global Development Priorities”
 at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy

20 Oct 2014

Tashkent, Uzbekistan I thank the University of World Economy and Diplomacy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, and in particular Mr. Nodir Jumaev, Rector, for inviting me to speak to you today on progress on the Millennium Development Goals, and the current global debate on what sh MORE

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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


United Nations-led Partnership Announces Equator Prize Winners

09 Jun 2014

Global distinction given to innovative sustainable development solutions that can “change the world” New York – Sea-level rise is making life on the Carteret Islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea unmanageable. People can no longer grow food because the ground water has become salty. The islandsmore


Japan and UNDP intensify support to Yolanda recovery efforts

27 Mar 2014

Government of Japan gives additional USD 3.5 million to support UNDPs recovery work Manila: The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) forged an agreement today for additional support to Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) recovery and resilience in the Visayas. As the humanmore


UN Development Chief reaffirms support to Typhoon Haiyan recovery

27 Mar 2014

  Manila  --  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today wrapped up a two-day visit to the Philippines focused on post-typhoon recovery and support for the peace process in Mindanao.   Helen Clark visited communities in Tacloban that were devamore

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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