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.
Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Statement at "Youth, Innovation and SDG Achievement" event
Feb 2, 2017
It is my pleasure to be here today as we reflect on the powerful nexus of youth, innovation and sustainable development, and to welcome five extraordinary young people from the Arab region who are making positive change in their communities and the region.
Helen Clark: Speech at the ECOSOC Youth Forum
Jan 31, 2017
I am delighted to join this closing session of the ECOSOC Youth Forum. I congratulate the Forum co-organizers and partners on a successful meeting, and on consolidating the role the Forum plays in support of the SDGs. I thank all the UN Resident Co-ordinators who facilitated the participation of young people from more than twenty countries in this Forum.
Helen Clark: Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board
Jan 30, 2017
Let me begin by congratulating H.E. Mr. Ib Petersen, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the UN, on his election as President of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.
United Nations and Partners Strengthen Commitment to Syrians and Neighbours Affected by Syria Crisis
Jan 24, 2017
Helsinki - United Nations agencies and NGO partners today appealed for US$4.63 billion in new funding to continue vital work in addressing the growing needs of refugees from Syria and communities hosting them in neighbouring countries.
Helen Clark: Speech at the Supporting Syrians and the Region Event -- Humanitarian Priorities Briefing and Launch of the Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan 2017-2018 (3RP)
Jan 24, 2017
At the outset, let me thank the Government of Finland for hosting this meeting and for Finland’s support for those impacted by the protracted crisis in Syria and the neighbourhood.
Helen Clark: Keynote Speech at Side Event on “How to Support Bottom-Up Community Resilience in Syria”
Jan 23, 2017
Today’s discussion on How to Support Bottom-Up Community Resilience in Syria comes at an important moment in the international community’s response to the Syria crisis.
UN Development Programme hosts Global Meeting on Supporting Core Government Functions in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings in Jordan
Jan 12, 2017
Amman - Over 75 seasoned governance practitioners, economists, senior government representatives, and eminent global scholars from over 14 countries impacted by fragility, conflict and violence from around the globe will meet from January 16-18, 2017 at the Dead Sea, Jordan, to discuss how the United Nations and the global community as a whole can build a stronger foundation for conflict prevention, peacebuilding and statebuilding.
Arab region Youth, Peace and Security Consultation on Youth, Peace and Security
Dec 6, 2016
Amman – After two days of intense deliberations, youth participants in the Arab Region Youth, Peace and Security Consultation, presented a set of recommendations to a high level panel of decision makers and practitioners concerned with the implementation of the landmark Security Council Resolution (SCR) 2250, which urged Member States to consider setting up mechanisms that would enable young people to participate meaningfully in peace processes and dispute resolution.
New appeal seeks continued support for Syrian refugees and countries hosting them
Dec 5, 2016
Amman - With the conflict in Syria well into its sixth year and with little progress on the political front, United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today appealed for US$4.69 billion in new funding to continue vital work over the next two years