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


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Helen Clark: Speech at Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking: Towards Joint Action by the International Community

26 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking: Towards Joint Action by the International Community New York I am pleased to join you today at this very important luncheon on Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking. A year ago today, on the margins of the las MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Mahbub Ul Haq Award Ceremony Honouring Gro Harlem Brundtland

25 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the Mahbub Ul Haq Award Ceremony Honouring Gro Harlem Brundtland United Nations, New York The award we present tonight was established in 2002 to honour Mahbub Ul Haq, a leading development thinker who pioneered the human development paradigm, and founded t MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) High-Level Side Event on “Theme: Citizen Action, Responsive Government” 69th session of the UN General Assembly

24 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) High-Level Side Event on “Theme: Citizen Action, Responsive Government” 69th session of the UN General Assembly United Nations, New York CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY I am pleased to join you to mark the third year of the Ope MORE

Helen Clark: Statement at the High-Level Meeting on Ebola

25 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Statement 
 at the High-Level Meeting on Response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak United Nations, New York We have heard today about the magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. It is a formidable public health crisis MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Friends of Yemen Meeting

24 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the United Nations Development Group Speech at Friends of Yemen Meeting United Nations, New York It is particularly timely to be holding this meeting of the Friends of Yemen just days after a UN-brokered Peace and National Partnership Agreement was sig MORE

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UNDP Chief: Asia-Pacific economic miracle not yet a sustainable development path

08 Nov 2013

Vietnam meeting examines evolving challenges in the region and how to address them Hanoi -- “While we have witnessed an economic miracle in Asia-Pacific, it is clear that we have not yet seen a complete transformation towards a sustainable development path,” said UN Development Programme Administramore

UN Development Chief Visits Iran; addresses United Nations Day Celebration in Teheran

24 Oct 2013

Tehran – The head of the UN Development Group has wrapped up a three-day visit to Iran, saying that the country has made impressive human development progress, but that development challenges remained.   "In education, health, and income per capita, as measured in the annual Human Devmore

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UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparency

23 Oct 2013

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the top-ranked multilateral organization in aid transparency according to a leading global ranking released today. Publish What You Fund’s 2013 Aid Transparency Index recognized UNDP for its “ambitious” efforts to publish information beyond internatmore

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2013 – A Defining Moment for Achieving the MDGs

24 Sep 2013

Global leaders urgently call for the continued need to accelerate progress to address widening disparities With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) looming, global leaders are calling for the urgent need to continue the accelerated approach to meet the worldwide targets that hamore

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark completes official visit to China

04 Sep 2013

3 September, Beijing — United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark concluded a week-long visit to China today. Since arriving in China on 27 August, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark engaged in a busy schedule of bilateral meetings with state leaders, national counterparts, visiting 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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