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Haitians on the pitch for recovery

A resident of Bel Air, one of the most violent, poor and garbage-filled zones of Port-au-Prince, Josiane Vesna along with nearly 1000 other Haitians was hired to rebuild six neighbourhoods, including her own, following the earthquake that devastated the country 11 months ago.“After theLue lisää (englanti)

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Haitians recycle rubble into new communities

Port-au-Prince/New York – Two years after the devastating earthquake Haitians have recycled over 20 percent of more than half of the total quake rubble removed so far, helping affected communities build new houses or rebuild damaged ones, pave sidewalks and put up more than 2,000 metres of wallsLue lisää (englanti)

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Helen Clark among world’s most powerful women, says Forbes

New York, USA – Forbes Magazine today announced Helen Clark, Chief of the United Nations Development Programme, as one of the world’s 100 most powerful women. Ms. Clark has appeared regularly in the annual league table since her time as Prime Minister of New Zealand. Ranking no. 61 in 2009, she isLue lisää (englanti)

Helen Clark and Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs meet in Vienna

Helen Clark and Austrian MFA Dr. Michael SpindeleggerToday in Vienna, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with Austrian Foreign Minister Dr. Michael Spindelegger. They discussed the results of the recent Haiti Donor’s Conference and progress on UN reform, and they shared views on howLue lisää (englanti)

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Helen Clark and Madagascar’s President discuss the country’s transition, development agenda

The UNDP Administrator Helen Clark today met with the President of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, who, on his second official visit outside the country, came to meet senior United Nations officials in New York. Mr. Rajaonarimampianina was elected in January 2014 in a UNDP-supported ballot,Lue lisää (englanti)

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Helen Clark calls on Chad to reap the rewards of stability

Ndjamena – Wrapping up her three-day visit to Chad, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark called on the country and its partners to redouble efforts to accelerate progress on the Millennium Development Goals. “For Chad, the time has come, and this opportunity must not be missed because stability bringsLue lisää (englanti)

Helen Clark concludes Mali visit

 Helen Clark meets with beneficiaries of an HIV/AIDS project in Timbuktu.UNDP Administrator Helen Clark wrapped up her Mali visit today where she underscored the country’s progress on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).The first UNDP Chief to travel to Mali, Helen ClarkLue lisää (englanti)

Helen Clark discusses development priorities with Esther Brimmer

Helen Clark met today with Esther Brimmer, new U.S.  Assistant Secretary for International Organizations.  They discussed areas of common concern, including how UNDP and the U.S. can work together in crisis and post-crisis countries where human development is at risk.  They also discussedLue lisää (englanti)

Helen Clark discusses gender and leadership with Forbes

By Moira Forbes Forbes Staff “It’s true that as a woman leader you attract probably a disproportionate amount of influence because there are so few of us,” says Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Ranking an impressive 21st on the Forbes’ list of theLue lisää (englanti)

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Helen Clark leads CNNi Twitter chat on role of emerging economies in development

UN Development Chief Helen Clark said today that developed and developing countries need each other in the global economic crisis, and that a burgeoning middle class in developing countries can help drive green growth. She made her comments during a CNNi-sponsored Twitter chat on emerging economiesLue lisää (englanti)

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