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: Speech at the Launch of the Lebanon MDG Report and the "Integrated Service Provision at Local Level" Initiative

15 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the Launch of the Lebanon MDG Report and the "Integrated Service Provision at Local Level" Initiative Beirut, Lebanon   I am very pleased to be able take part in the launching of the 2013 Millennium Development Goals Report for Lebanon. &more

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13 Sep 2014

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening Speech at the World Assembly for Women 2014 High Level Roundtable Tokyo, Japan It is a great pleasure for me to attend this World Assembly for Women in Tokyo. Last year Prime Minister Abe spoke eloquently at the United Nations of his more

Helen Clark: Speech at the High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

11 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UNDG Speech at the High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda United Nations, New York Post-2015 is a big opportunity to accelerate human and sustainable development. It’s the opportunity for this generation of world leaders to more


Helen Clark: Report to the Second Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

04 Sep 2014

Mr. President, Members of the Executive Board, Colleagues and friends, I am pleased to welcome you to this second regular session of the UNDP Executive Board.    We meet in turbulent times – it is hard to remember a time when more crises were simultaneously preoccupying the United Nationmore

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In Yokohama, a show of support for Africa’s development agenda as Japan pledges US$32 billion

03 Jun 2013

Yokohama - As the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD V) drew to a close, leaders from 50 African countries and international partners vowed to work hand in hand to deliver quality growth and sustainable development to Africa. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced himore


Resilience: the key for sustainable growth and prosperity in Africa

02 Jun 2013

Yokohama – Building resilience to disasters and climate change will not only protect the fruits of development in Africa, but is also necessary to further propel inclusive growth in the continent, global leaders meeting in Japan agreed on Sunday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, speaking to headsmore


Empowering women and closing gender gaps in Africa under spotlight at Tokyo conference

31 May 2013

Yokohama – The importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women in driving development in Africa will be the focus of a high-level panel moderated by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V)more

Post-2015 goals must prioritise sexual, reproductive health, rights, and gender equality, UNDP Chief says

30 May 2013

Kuala Lumpur – UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the Women Deliver conference today on the importance of a renewed global development agenda giving priority to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and women's empowerment. Life has changed more


Africa making great strides toward many MDG targets yet serious challenges remain, new report says

27 May 2013

Addis Ababa – Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report. Released today, The MDG Report 2013: Assessing progress in Africa toward the Mimore

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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