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: 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

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

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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


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

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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