Helen Clark: Speech at High-Level Side Event – Supporting the Resilience of the Host Countries and Refugees in the Context of the Syria Crisis
Apr 4, 2017
With the Syria crisis now in its seventh year, the search for durable solutions for refugees, internally displaced people, and host communities is critically important. Employment creation is central to those solutions.
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
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 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.
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.
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Keynote Speech at the Global Dialogue for Happiness
Feb 11, 2017
I am pleased to deliver this keynote speech on the topic: “Where is Happiness on the Global Agenda?” My thanks go to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for hosting us today.
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.