Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Speech at the Supporting Syria and the Region
Sep 21, 2016
I would like to thank Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the United Kingdom for co-hosting this important event with the UN.
Early warnings and good governance crucial to preventing root causes of displacement: UNDP’s Helen Clark
Sep 19, 2016
New York City, 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 of mass movements of refugees, said United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark.
Helen Clark: Statement at UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants
Sep 19, 2016
I am pleased to join this Round Table on ‘Addressing the root causes of large movements of refugees’ on behalf of UNDP. I thank the Governments of Panama, Luxembourg, Malta, and Hungary for co-chairing this important event.
Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup
Sep 18, 2016
New York, NY — Globally acclaimed Danish actor and star of HBO’s Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicked off his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme by refereeing the world’s first amateur women’s World Cup soccer tournament in New York.
Helen Clark: Statement to the Second Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board
Sep 8, 2016
Colleagues and friends, I am pleased to welcome you to the second regular session of the Executive Board for 2016.
Africa talks on climate targets set the stage for COP22 in Marrakech
Sep 7, 2016
Tunis– Representatives from African countries discussed opportunities and challenges that they are facing in turning climate targets into concrete actions to mitigate the impacts of climate change and adapt to them. These discussions in the Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Africa, hosted by the Government of Tunisia, from 5-7 September, provided an opportunity for African countries to address key commitments to the Paris Agreement ahead of the next climate conference, COP22, set for Marrakech in November.
Social Good Summit Partners Announce New Speakers Headlined by Vice President Joe Biden
Aug 30, 2016
The 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.
Two years after the 2014 Gaza hostilities, 16 heads of UN agencies in Palestine call for greater flow of material and funding to reverse Gaza’s de-development spiral
Aug 26, 2016
On the day marking two years since the 26 August 2014 ceasefire which ended the most devastating round of hostilities in Gaza since the beginning of the occupation in 1967, 16 heads of United Nations agencies in Palestine call for the uninterrupted and predictable flow of material and increased funding to address humanitarian needs and boost economic prospects for Gaza’s 1.9 million residents.
UN Development Chief Visits Somalia
Aug 24, 2016
Mogadishu – 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 during her visit to the country today.
UNDP Resident Representative and Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation meet journalists on the Sustainable Development Goals
Aug 23, 2016
On the occasion of one year since the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of International Cooperation (MoIC) organized a media gathering on the role of the United Nations and UNDP in relation to achieving the SDGs in Egypt.