UNDP Administrator Helen Clark


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  • UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, global leaders convene on partnerships needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals Nov 28, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Helen Clark will visit Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation to take place 28 November–1 December 2016.

  • UNDP and Kuwait Partner for Stabilisation and Resilience in Iraq Nov 21, 2016

    The Government of Kuwait contributed US$2 million today to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS). The objective of the FFIS is to support the Government of Iraq's ability to respond to the needs of people in areas that have been liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Based on priorities identified by the Government of Iraq and local authorities, FFIS helps to quickly repair public infrastructure, provides grants to small businesses, boosts the capacity of local government, promotes civil engagement and community reconciliation, and provides short-term employment through public works schemes.

  • New Report ‘Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs’ calls for collaboration to ‘Deliver as One’ Nov 10, 2016

    UNDP and the World Bank released its new report ‘Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs’ today, coinciding with the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination's (CEB) Second Regular Session of 2016. The session brings together United Nations System Principals to enhance UN system-wide coherence and coordination on a broad range of issues of global concern. The launch of the report is timely as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has set the vision for the next 14 years of global action.

  • UN Development Chief Concludes Visit to Ecuador Oct 19, 2016

    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark wrapped up a three day visit to Ecuador yesterday where she participated in the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), met with government officials, and traveled to Cayambe north of Quito to visit development projects.

  • Sustainable development in cities is critical to achieving most of the 2030 Agenda Oct 17, 2016

    The 2030 Agenda and the new Sustainable Development Goals provide a powerful illustration of the challenges and opportunities cities present. The Habitat III Conference, the largest global development conference in 2016, aims to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable urban development, assess accomplishments to date, tackle urban poverty and identify and address new and emerging challenges.