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H.E. Helen Clark
Former Prime Minister of New Zealand Former Administrator of UNDP


Thomas Fletcher
Visiting Professor at NYU and author of ‘The Naked Diplomat’, Member of the Dubai Future Academy Board of Trustees


The Helen Clark Foundation has submitted a discussion paper post the Christchurch Massacre, which was accepted by the Paris Peace Forum under the title ‘Anti-social media: Reducing the spread of harmful content on social media networks’.

Join us in this session to learn more about the effects of social media on human behavior on a nationwide level. About Helen Clark: Helen Clark was Prime Minister of New Zealand for three successive terms from 1999–2008. She was the first woman to become Prime Minister following a General Election in New Zealand and the second woman to serve as Prime Minister.

Throughout her tenure as Prime Minister and as a Member of Parliament over 27 years, Helen Clark engaged widely in policy development and advocacy across the international affairs, economic, social, environmental, and cultural spheres. She advocated strongly for a comprehensive programme on sustainability for New Zealand and for tackling the challenges of climate change. She was an active leader of her country’s foreign relations, engaging in a wide range of international issues. She currently Chairs the Boards of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health. Helen also serves on other public good Advisory Boards.

Helen is a frequent contributor to Conferences, and events, on issues related to Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Women’s Leadership.


Nov 05 2019