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Launch of the 2016 Human Development Report – ‘Human Development for Everyone’,

World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

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Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deeprooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled.

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World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific, Auckland, New Zealand

World Humanitarian Summit pictureThe WHS regional Consultation for the Pacific was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 30 June to 2 July 2015. It was hosted by the Government of New Zealand and co-chaired by the Governments of Australia and New Zealand along with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). In the spirit of the summit’s multi-stakeholder approach, the meeting brought together more than 140 participants from Continue reading

Achieving Development Results in Asia and the Pacific

Asia Pacific_14022015_low_Part1.pdf.thumb.319.319The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched its Asia-Pacific Regional Report ‘Achieving Development Results in Asia and the Pacific’, highlighting a string of successful programmes implemented in 2013 and 2014. “The report documents the achievements of UNDP’s US$2 billion delivery in the region during the past two years, focusing on key priority areas: innovative solutions to persistent development challenges and scaling up those solutions for Continue reading

UNDP Administrator visit to Australia

Administrator Helen Clark with Jane Hutcheon, ABC TVThe Administrator of UNDP Miss Helen Clark visited Australia from 24 to 25 November. UNIC Canberra staffed and assisted with the logistical and media/social media aspects of the mission.  During the visit, Miss Clark met with the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Julie Bishop MP, addressed the Australian Joint Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee and met with the Opposition Continue reading

Helen Clark: Sydney Ideas Distinguished Speaker Lecture on “Sustaining the rise of the South – where from here, and the role of a renewed, universal global development agenda”

Photo of Helen Clark, head of UNDPHelen Clark, UNDP Administrator
Sydney Ideas Distinguished Speaker Lecture
“Sustaining the rise of the South – where from here, and the role of a renewed, universal global development agenda”
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New UN report reflects voices of more than 1 million people on development issues

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre right) and and Helen Clark (centre left), Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with young attendees of a press conference launching the UN Development Group (UNDG) report entitled, “One Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report collects perspectives on the '”orld we want” from over 1 million people around the globe. It is hoped that these voices will contribute to reaching consensus on what is needed to move towards a common sustainable future, as UN member states consult on the shape and content of a successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond 2015. 10 September 2013 United Nations, New York Photo # 560509The voices of more than 1 million people all over the world were gathered to produce a United Nations report launched today that reflects their priorities concerning development issues, which will help Member States shape the post-2015 sustainability agenda. The report, A Million Voices: The World We Want is the result of Continue reading

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark completes official visit to China

United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark concluded a week-long visit to China today. Since arriving in China on 27 August, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark engaged in a busy schedule of bilateral meetings with state leaders, national counterparts, visiting development projects and participating in the opening session of the China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi, Xinjiang. Continue reading