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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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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UNDP chief: Inclusion and sustainability key to development progress in Viet Nam

24 Mar 2014

Hanoi – “In considering its next generation of reforms, Viet Nam can opt for an inclusive and sustainable development pathway,” said UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark in her keynote address at an international conference sharing international experience and lessons for Viet Nam. more

UN development chief wraps up official visit to Israel

24 Feb 2014

Jerusalem – United Nations Development Programme Administrator (UNDP) Helen Clark wrapped up an official visit to Israel last week which focused on that country’s development priorities and how its experiences could be shared with developing countries.   During her visit, Helen Clark met with Pmore

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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