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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Message from UNDP Administrator Helen Clark to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Day, 17 October

17 Oct 2014

Each year on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we can recommit to that goal, and, in the words of the UN Secretary-General's message for this day this year, plan for a world where no-one is left behind. Since 1990, the baseline date against which Millennium Development Goal progress MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Launch of the Rule of Law Partnership with the Supreme Court of Uzbekistan

16 Oct 2014

Tashkent, Uzbekistan It is an honour for me to participate in this official launch of “The Rule of Law Partnership in Uzbekistan” project. UNDP is proud to be a partner of the Supreme Court in this important initiative, generously supported by USAID co-funding. I would like to express my appreciati MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Opening of High Level Segment Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12

15 Oct 2014

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea I am pleased to join you at the opening of the High Level Segment of this Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). I thank the Government of the Republic of Korea for hosting this important conference, and for its strong partnership MORE

Helen Clark: Speech on “Biodiversity in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals: Next Steps” at the Side-Event to the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12

14 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech on “Biodiversity in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals: Next Steps” at the Side-Event to the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12 Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea I thank the Execu MORE

Helen Clark: Statement to the 90th Meeting of the Development Committee

11 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Statement to the 90th Meeting of the Development Committee The World Bank, Washington D.C.     The Current Development Context These are challenging times for the international community and for all those whose ch MORE

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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

Two historic sites in Palestine revitalized through a new European Union and UNDP partnership

18 Feb 2014

Jerusalem - In the presence of the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Dr Rami Hamdallah, Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and EU Representative John Gatt-Rutter, the European Union and UNDP marked the launch of a new €5 million tourist developmemore

ITC and UNDP join forces to bring Palestinian women back to business

16 Feb 2014

Ramallah - The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Business Women Forum-Palestine (BWF), today launched a new project to empower Palestinian women business owners and help build capacity to ensure that they are better enamore

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Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

29 Jan 2014

New York – A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark. The richest one percent ofmore

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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