Helen Clark: Speech at the launch of the 2016 Human Development Report
Mar 21, 2017
I am delighted to join Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at this launch of the 2016 Human Development Report here in Stockholm. Sweden has long championed human development, and the results of its commitment and investments are reflected in its very high ranking on the Human Development Index
Youth and women among those being left behind as the Arab region develops, UNDP Report warns
Mar 21, 2017
Stockholm – Despite significant progress in human development over the past 25 years, the Arab States region has, among developing regions of the world, the highest youth unemployment rate and the lowest share of primary school age children attending school.
Mourad Wahba Remarks: International launch of Egypt’s campaign "Al Taa' Al marbouta"
Mar 15, 2017
I have the pleasure of joining you today to globally launch this innovative and successful Egyptian campaign "Al Taa' Al marbouta, the Secret of Your Power,” which aims at enabling societies to effectively address stereotypes that hinder women from reaching their full potential and to break down barriers impeding gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
UNDP and Government of Japan signed an agrrement to support communities affected by Syria crisis
Mar 13, 2017
New York - The United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Bureau for Arab States and the Government of Japan signed today an agreement to expand efforts to restore reliable electricity to communities affected by the crisis in Syria. The agreement will be implemented by UNDP Syria and builds on ongoing support by the Government of Japan for UNDP’s efforts to reach the most vulnerable people across the crisis-torn country.
UNDP and Partners Join Hand in Fighting Violent Extremism
Mar 9, 2017
March 9th 2017- The Sudan National Commission for Countering Terrorism (SNTCC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have officially launched today the Partnering Against Violent Extremism project (PVE) amidst prominent presence from high level Government officials presided by the First Vice - President of the Republic and Prime Minister, Colonel General. Bakri Hassan and senior visiting UN officials: Assistant Secretary General, UN Department of Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director Regional Bureau for Arab States Sophie DE CAEN, UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Marta Ruedas and UNDP Country Director Selva Ramachandran.
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s Day
Mar 8, 2017
This year, International Women’s Day is devoted to Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030. Globalization and technology change are driving that change. It’s important that women are able to succeed in this new world of work.
Top UN Development Official for Arab States to visit Egypt
Mar 2, 2017
Dr. Mourad Wahba, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States and Chair of the Arab States and Middle East and North Africa Regional United Nations Development Group (UNDG), will be arriving to Egypt this Friday 3 March 2017 for a three-day visit to meet high-level government officials and discuss development issues and its importance.
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Keynote Speech on “Improved Global Governance to meet our Shared Challenges”
Feb 13, 2017
In my speech this morning I will comment on some trends in global governance – the governance we need in order to tackle challenges which are beyond the capacity of nation states to resolve on their own.
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the World Government Summit Side Event on Youth and Governance: Perspectives on the UNDP Arab Human Development Report 2016
Feb 12, 2017
I am pleased to join you at this World Government Summit Side Event on Youth and Governance: Perspectives on the Arab Human Development Report 2016.
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the Private Sector Platform Launch at the World Green Economy Organisation Dubai International Financial Centre
Feb 11, 2017
It is a pleasure to participate in this launch of the Private Sector Platform of the Dubai Green Economy Partnership (GEP). The ten founding members of GEP and GEP’s global partners have key roles to play in promoting the transition to green and low-carbon economies. I commend the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and GEP Patron who has fully backed this initiative.