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General Assembly confirms new four-year term for Helen Clark as UNDP Administrator

New York – The United Nations General Assembly confirmed this morning the appointment by the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, of Helen Clark as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for a further four-year term. Helen Clark began her duties as Administrator of UNDP more

UN calls for accelerated action with 1,000 days to go on Millennium Development Goals

New York — To inspire further action, the United Nations and its partners around the world are marking 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – during the next week. Starting on Friday 5 April – the actual milestone date – and running thmore

New development goals must address complementary aims, UNDP chief says

Helen Clark says sustainability must be integrated at every level San Jose, Costa Rica — UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark called here today for new development targets that focus on how growth, poverty alleviation and sustainability can complement one another. “At UNDP we more

UNDP sets record straight on drugs debate

Mexico City – A Reuters article published today wrongly states that UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark believes the "U.S.-led war on drugs" has failed. Helen Clark at no point criticized U.S. policy on the so-called war on drugs during her interview with Reuters inmore

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UNDP chief launches 2013 Human Development Report

Inequality, climate change still threaten historic gains, Helen Clark says Mexico City — UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today launched UNDP’s 2013 Human Development Report, which charts the unprecedented rise of developing countries to create a new “global middle class.” more

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UNDP Administrator Helen Clark responds to questions from bloggers in a special meeting during the Social Good Summit in New York City at the 92nd Street Y on 21 September 2014. #2030Now, the theme of the two-day Summit, asks the question “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” and engages a diverse audience in a global conversation on the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/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/UNDP