UNDP Administrator Helen Clark


Press Releases

  • UN Development Chief Concludes Visit to Ecuador Oct 19, 2016

    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark wrapped up a three day visit to Ecuador yesterday where she participated in the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), met with government officials, and traveled to Cayambe north of Quito to visit development projects.

  • Sustainable development in cities is critical to achieving most of the 2030 Agenda Oct 17, 2016

    The 2030 Agenda and the new Sustainable Development Goals provide a powerful illustration of the challenges and opportunities cities present. The Habitat III Conference, the largest global development conference in 2016, aims to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable urban development, assess accomplishments to date, tackle urban poverty and identify and address new and emerging challenges.

  • V20 Calls for Clear Finance Roadmap to Excel in Climate Fight Oct 6, 2016

    On the day after the Paris Agreement on climate change became law, finance ministers representing more than 40 emerging economies that form the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group met in Washington, DC to discuss how finance is key to driving the urgent action required at home. At the event, on the sideline of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group, Ethiopia assumed the Chair of the V20 Group which was founded in 2015.

  • Stronger Cooperation on Migration and Development with new Partnership between UNDP and IOM Sep 27, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) will collaborate even more closely on migration and development, after signing a statement of intent for strengthened cooperation.

  • Sustainable Development Goals are a “roadmap for peace dignity and prosperity” Sep 23, 2016

    The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a vision and a roadmap for a future of peace, dignity and prosperity for all on a healthy planet, UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki-Moon said today at the High Level Side Event ‘SDGs Coming to Life: Envisioning a Common and Resilient Future,’ organized in conjunction with the 71st UN General Assembly.