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: UNDP Administrator Helen Clark: Introductory Remarks at Screening Event of 'Saving our Tuna' at UN International Conference on Small Island Developing States

01 Sep 2014

I am delighted to introduce “Saving our Tuna” - a Discovery Channel Asia/UNDP documentary about a five billion dollar global industry which is vital to the livelihoods of so many here in the Pacific.  The West and Central Pacific Ocean holds the world’s largest stocks of tuna, as well as global MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Side event on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), Health and Development at UN Conference on Small Island Developing States

01 Sep 2014

Apia, SamoaLet me begin by thanking the Government of Samoa and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Malielegaoi for hosting us here today to discuss one of the greatest challenges for SIDS – that of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).   It is no exaggeratio MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at “Building Resilience in SIDS through Foresight” side event at UN Conference on Small Island Developing States

01 Sep 2014

Apia, Samoa, 1 September 2014 Thank you, Prime Minister, for sharing with us first hand your recent experience with foresight in Tonga. I am very happy that our Global Centre for Public Service Excellence in Singapore is working closely with you and the UNDP Pacific Centre and others to prototype me MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Press briefing to announce the launch of a Financial Inclusion Support Facility offering grants for the development of new financial inclusion products

31 Aug 2014

      Sunday, 31 August, 2014 from 4:30-5:30pm Tanoa Hotel, Apia: Press Briefing Good afternoon and on behalf of UNDP and UNCDF thank you for being here with us today for this press briefing. A special thank you to our development partners (Australia, European Union and New MORE

Helen Clark: Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lecture on Making Sense of the World We Live In The Development Contribution

07 Aug 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lecture on “Making Sense of the World We Live In: The Development Contribution” Aspen, Colorado It is a great honour to be asked to give the annual Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lectu MORE

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African musicians join the UN in a song to end poverty by 2015

14 May 2010

8 Goals for Africa music video to be screened across South Africa during World CupJohannesburg, South Africa – Helen Clark, the chair of the UN Development Group which brings together all UN agencies working in development, today launched 8 Goals for Africa, a campaign song by eight of Africa&more

Biodiversity, MDGs top Helen Clark's Tanzania agenda

10 May 2010

brightcove.createExperiences(); Helen Clark continues her four country visit to Africa, meeting today with Tanzania’s Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, Mustafa Mkulo to discuss the country’s progress towardmore

Helen Clark concludes her visit to Bangladesh

15 Nov 2010

Dhaka, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's vulnerability to climate change was a key focus of the three day visit of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark. During the visit, the Administrator met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other senior ministers in her cabinet,more

Tanzania makes progress on education and deepening democracy

11 May 2010

Dar es Salaam - On the last day of her four-day official visit to Tanzania, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) chief Helen Clark met with President Jakaya Kikwete to discuss Tanzania’s progress on a range of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including high primary school enromore

UN Development Chief in South Africa to highlight the MDGs

12 May 2010

Helen Clark, the Administrator of UNDP, arrives in Johannesburg on 12 May for a three-day official visit where she will meet with President Jacob Zuma and other senior government officials and host a discussion on gender in South Africa with women leaders from business, politics, academia and the more

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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