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 Opening of High Level Segment Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12

15 Oct 2014

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea I am pleased to join you at the opening of the High Level Segment of this Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). I thank the Government of the Republic of Korea for hosting this important conference, and for its strong partnership MORE

Helen Clark: Speech on “Biodiversity in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals: Next Steps” at the Side-Event to the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12

14 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech on “Biodiversity in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals: Next Steps” at the Side-Event to the Conference of State Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), COP-12 Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea I thank the Execu MORE

Helen Clark: Statement to the 90th Meeting of the Development Committee

11 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Statement to the 90th Meeting of the Development Committee The World Bank, Washington D.C.     The Current Development Context These are challenging times for the international community and for all those whose ch MORE

Helen Clark: Statement at the Annual Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

11 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorStatement at the
Annual Meeting of theInternational Monetary and Financial Committee Washington D.C.Two weeks ago, at the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Change Summit and the opening of the UN General Assembly, leaders from governments, civil society, and business alik MORE

Helen Clark: Lecture on “From the MDGs to a New Set of Global Development Priorities” at ADA University

03 Oct 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator
 Lecture on “From the MDGs to a New Set of Global Development Priorities” at ADA University Baku, Azerbaijan My thanks go to Rector Dr. Hafiz Pashayev and ADA University for inviting me to speak to you today on the current global debate on what should succeed the Mi MORE

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Violence against women is not acceptable and can be prevented

25 Nov 2013

New York – Every year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse during their lifetime. On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the more

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Philippines: UNDP gives US$ 5 million to help kick start Haiyan debris removal

18 Nov 2013

Millions more still urgently needed for rebuilding and recovery New York/Manila: As the international community continues to transport and distribute aid to the victims of typhoon Haiyan under extremely challenging circumstances, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has pledged US$ 5 milmore

Citizen insecurity thwarts Latin America’s development, says UNDP

12 Nov 2013

Regional Human Development Report recommends prevention, institutional reforms and long-term national agreement to tackle violence New York - Insecurity is a shared challenge that obstructs social and economic development in every country in Latin America, says a new UN Development Programme (UNDP)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

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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