Helen Clark

Stopping ivory trade is vital to sustainable development in Kenya

Protecting elephants and combatting the ivory trade is vital to sustainable development in Kenya.

That’s according to Helen Clark, the Administrator of the UN Development Programme, (UNDP).

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UN and Africa: focus on VIP protection in Liberia, sub-Saharan Africa and illegal ivory trade

VIP protection passed from UN to Liberian government

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon movie star joins UN to fight poverty

The star of the Oscar-winning movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon has committed to working with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to fight global poverty and the inequality between men and women.

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World "must beat poverty" by 2030

Global leaders must step up to beat poverty by 2030, the head of the UN development programme (UNDP) has urged.

Helen Clark, the first woman to hold the top job, made the call as the organization marked its 50th anniversary.

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Strong global partnership key to meeting new development goals

Global partnerships must be strengthened if the new sustainable development agenda is to be a success.

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Kyrgyzstan making development gains, but needs to tackle HIV/AIDS – UN official

Kyrgyzstan is making significant progress towards key economic and social development targets but needs to do much more to tackle the spread of HIV/AIDS, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said today as she wrapped up a two-day visit to the Central Asian country.