Helen Clark, Floods in Bosnia, Herzegovina and Serbia

There is a pressing need in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to make rapid progress on meeting the needs of the most vulnerable people as a result of the disastrous floods in May, said UN development chief Helen Clark during her visit to Brussels for the international donor conference in support of Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. After the devastating floods, a UN Team of Experts , which was deployed for the first time of history of Serbia, arrived in the country within 36 hours’ time. … [Read more...]

Post-2015 Development Agenda, Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator

Helen Clark: Statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening statement at the High Level Plenary Meeting on The role of good governance and the Post-2015 Development Agenda on the occasion of the commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day 2013 UN HQ, New York, 9 December, 9:30am "It is a pleasure to join all present at today’s event to mark International Anti-Corruption Day – a … [Read more...]

Japan Taking Action to combat illicit drugs and human trafficking

June 2013 – The United Nations and the Government of Japan today agreed to enhance regional cooperation to fight the trade of illicit narcotics and human trafficking, as well as terrorism and cyber crime in Africa and Southeast Asia. The Joint Action Plan of Action between the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Japan was signed at the Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), which concluded earlier today in Yokohama, Japan. “The United Nations Office … [Read more...]

Women’s Empowerment in the Information Society

Speech by ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré ITU WSIS Forum 2013 High Level Dialogue 1 Women's Empowerment in the Information Society : Systemic, Scalable Strategies 14 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a tremendous pleasure to be with you this afternoon for this very important High Level Dialogue on Women’s Empowerment in the Information Society. In the second decade of the 21st century, we are all very much … [Read more...]

Helen Clark: Speech at the 34th Kirchentag 2013

  “Making development work for people and the planet”   Hamburg, Germany, 3 May 2013     It is indeed a very great pleasure to join Chancellor Merkel on this panel at the 34th Kirchentag here in Hamburg. This great event, drawing many tens of thousands of people from across Germany and around the world, is truly a festival of ideas. It provides a place and space for questioning, reflection, and challenging the way things are and the way things could … [Read more...]

Helen Clark – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life ,with the Women of Our World, of another Awesome Woman using her Life to help save our World and the meek living in Tanzania; some of which are just not capable of helping themselves due to circumstance. This Amazing Woman is working for Positive Change and deserves our Celebration.         WOMAN of ACTION™     Helen Clark       Helen Clark continues … [Read more...]

Helen Clark: International Women's Day @ UNDP

    UNDP is Taking Action!     Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark   'International Women's Day'     March 8, 2011 On this 100th International Women’s Day, we can dream of how the world can look if women have equal rights and opportunities to reach their full potential.  Empowered women and girls have a truly transformative role to play in all our societies, with benefits for all. Around the world, healthy, educated, employed, and empowered women break poverty cycles – not only for … [Read more...]

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