Social Good Summit Partners Announce New Speakers Headlined by Vice President Joe BidenAug 30, 2016The annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from around the world, today announced a slate of new speakers headlined by a talk from Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden.
UNDP & Partners Announce Concert to Kick-off Climate Week NYCAug 29, 2016Featuring musical performances from Nicole Atkins, Martha Wainwright, Jesse Paris Smith, Rebecca Foon, Suzzy Roche, Techung, Xylouris White, Mercury Rev and Lucy Wainwright Roche; and with remarks from 350.org’s Bill McKibben and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the event will call on world leaders to quickly turn climate commitments into action.
TICAD VI ends with Africa and Japan 3-year plan for continued engagementAug 29, 2016The Nairobi Declaration sets out a three-year plan to promote structural economic transformation, resilient healthcare systems and social stability for shared prosperity.
Helen Clark: Keynote Address at Launch of Africa Regional Human Development Report 2016Aug 28, 2016Nairobi, Kenya
Gender gap costs sub-Saharan Africa $US95 billion a year: New UNDP reportAug 28, 2016The newly released Africa Human Development Report 2016 finds that gender inequality is jeopardizing the continent’s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth.
Investment in youth and women critical to Africa’s development, says UN Development ChiefAug 27, 2016Helen Clark made her remarks during the opening of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), a conference held regularly to promote high-level policy dialogue between Japan, African leaders, and development partners.
Helen Clark: Opening Speech as a co-organizer at the Opening Session of TICAD VIAug 27, 2016Nairobi, Kenya
Helen Clark: Speech on Africa’s Transformation through Industrial Development and Implementing the Agenda 2063Aug 26, 2016Keynote Address at JICA Side Event at TICAD VI, Amboseli Room, Hotel Hilton, Nairobi
Latest speeches and statements
- 28 Aug 2016:Helen Clark: Speech at TICAD VI- Promoting Structural Economic Transformation through Economic Diversification and Industrialization
- 28 Aug 2016:Helen Clark: Speech at TICAD VI - Reporting back on Thematic Session 1: Promoting Structural Economic Transformation through Economic Diversification and Industrialization
- 28 Aug 2016:Helen Clark: Keynote Address at Launch of Africa Regional Human Development Report 2016