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UNDP appalled by cowardly attack on UN compound in Mogadishu

New York  – UNDP Administrator Helen Clark has strongly condemned the attack today on the UN Common Compound in Mogadishu, Somalia, where UNDP personnel were among the casualties. “We are all appalled and deeply saddened by this cowardly attack,” Helen Clark said. Among the UN fatalitiesmore

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Helen Clark leads CNNi Twitter chat on role of emerging economies in development

UN Development Chief Helen Clark said today that developed and developing countries need each other in the global economic crisis, and that a burgeoning middle class in developing countries can help drive green growth. She made her comments during a CNNi-sponsored Twitter chat on emerging economies more

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UNDP to maximize impact with new strategic plan, calls for more predictable funding

New York — The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is making major contributions in fighting poverty and promoting good governance worldwide, Administrator Helen Clark said Monday, adding that the agency now plans to sharpen its focus, scale up partnerships, and streamline operations. But the lead UN demore

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UNDP praises countries for signing Arms Trade Treaty

New York - The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has commended countries that have signed the landmark UN-backed Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the first of its kind to regulate both the legitimate and illicit multibillion-dollar trade in conventional weapons. “One person dies around the world every minute more

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UNDP chief hails crucial role of local government in fight against poverty

Kampala, Uganda – Maximising the power of local government will be crucial to realizing the ambitions of a post-2015 global development agenda which can lead to eradicating extreme poverty, tackling inequalities and putting the world on a sustainable path. That was the message from United Nations Demore

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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