International Women's Day 2014 Twitter Chat


Join our administrator Helen Clark live on Twitter and ask her all your questions about women's empowerment, gender equality and how equality for women means progress for all!

Use the hashtag #UNDPchat in your tweets to join.

Past Chats with Helen Clark

Twitter chat with Helen Clark on HIV and Development

Thanks to all of you for joining our twitter chat about HIV and Global Development with United Nations Development Chief Helen Clark! In case you missed it - here's a selection of tweets from the chat. Continue the conversation during @aids2012 and use #AIDS2012 in your tweets. more

Twitter chat with Helen Clark on Sahel Crisis

Food security will become a major issue in the Sahel during the coming months. Helen Clark and Valerie Amos visited the Tillabery region of Niger on a two day mission, to highlight the looming crisis and emphasize the need for long term solutions in the region. more

@HelenClarkUNDP - #1 Goal is 2 Eradicate Xtreme Poverty

New York - My number one goal as Administrator of UNDP is to work for the elimination of extreme poverty, said United Nations top development chief more

UNDP chief tweets for women

New York - UNDP chief Helen Clark celebrated International Women’s Day with a live Twitter chat from UNDP headquarters today in New York City. “I more

"Desire for Dignity" Driver of Change in Arab World - Helen Clark

New York — In her second Twitter chat, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark answered questions from around the globe on development in the Arab world. The questions ranged more

Our Actions Against Poverty

  •   Bolstering self-reliance for refugees and the displaced in IraqJun 19, 2015Bolstering self-reliance for refugees and the displaced in IraqCash-for-work programs in Iraq benefit both refugees and internally displaced Iraqis to rebuild their livelihood and feel ownership over their lives.

  •  Tackling women’s unemployment in Bosnia and HerzegovinaTackling women’s unemployment in Bosnia and HerzegovinaInitiative financed by the European Union strengthens the cooperation between civil society organizations and local authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to respond to the local needs such as women's unemployment.

  •  Value Chains: Supporting inclusive markets in agriculture and trade in UgandaValue Chains: Supporting inclusive markets in agriculture and trade in UgandaGrace Lawilu, a rice farmer in northern Uganda, has increased her income with support from a UNDP project that helps small scale farmers improve their products and access international markets.

About Helen Clark
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Helen Clark became the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme in April 2009, and is the first woman to lead the organization. “I can think of no better way to spark conversations around the world on development issues than through the dynamic use of social media,” said Helen Clark in reaction to her recent listing in the UK newspaper, The Guardian, as the tenth most interesting person tweeting about global development.

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