Source: Sana'a-based UNDP office, 20/01/2011
Helen Clark, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Chair, arrived today in Yemen for a six-day official visit.
During this mission, Helen Clark is expected to meet with high-level government officials and visit UNDP projects. Miss Clark will also sign a number or agreements and projects to promote the developmental work between Yemen and the UN.
In addition to meeting with high-level officials and visiting projects, Miss Clark will meet with the UN country team, donor community, civil society, women’s groups, and community leaders. She is accompanied by Ms. Amat Al-Alim Alsoswa, UNDP Regional Director for Arab States, and other UNDP high officials.
Before she was appointed UNDP Administrator in 2009, Miss Clark served for nine years as New Zealand Prime Minister, from 1999 until 2008.