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UN’s Health and Development Agencies Join Forces for Good Health for All

Today, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to…

Tribute to Helen Clark – leaves UNDP after eight years as Administrator

The following is a statement on behalf of President of the UNDP Executive Board, Ambassador Ib Petersen, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the UN, on the departure of Helen Clark as Administrator…  


UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, global leaders convene on partnerships needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group Helen Clark will visit Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the…  


UN development chief meets communities grappling with scarce and vulnerable water resources in Burkina Faso

Wrapping up a three-day visit to the country, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met today with a rural community in Burkina Faso which is bearing the brunt of the effects of environmental degradation and…  


UN Development Chief Concludes Visit to Ecuador

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark wrapped up a three day visit to Ecuador yesterday where she participated in the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), met with…  


Humanitarian and development leaders urge more support for internally displaced persons and their host communities

Humanitarian and development leaders, including United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark, have urged the world to do more to support Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the…  


Early warnings and good governance crucial to preventing root causes of displacement: UNDP’s Helen Clark

The world needs early warning and response systems to detect emerging tensions and promote reconciliation while good governance and the rule of law are strengthened in order to address the very causes…  


Social Good Summit kicks off Global Goals Week

US Secretary of State John Kerry and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the 2016 Social Good Summit today, kicking off the first ever Global Goals Week.  


Cameroon: Helen Clark Vows UNDP Support For Internally Displaced People

Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), visited Cameroon on 29-30 August 2016. She arrived in the country in a context where the number of displaced persons and…  


Investment in youth and women critical to Africa’s development, says UN Development Chief

Helen 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…  


UN Development Chief Visits Somalia

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark reaffirmed the UN agency’s strong support for the development, peace-building, and state-building processes underway in Somalia…  

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