UNDP Chief talks about gender and leadership with Forbes magazine

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Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator

Helen Clark, the Administrator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), ranks 21st on the Forbes’ list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.   Before heading the UN agency in 2009, she was New Zealand’s first female Prime Minister a decade earlier and held the office for three consecutive terms.  Helen Clark says “It was tough getting to the top”. But first, she gives Forbes’ journalist Moira Forbes a short version of her long job description.

Linda Nteleza

Linda Nteleza lights up the stage

For more than four decades black and non-white South Africans lived under Apartheid. When the Apartheid regime ended in 1994, Nelson Mandela, the new leader, brought hope to many talented young people.  Today, we shine the light on Linda Nteleza, one of the opera students in this feature adapted from UN Television about young South African opera students from the townships.

Presenter: Beng Poblete-Enriquez
Production Assistant: Ezzat El-Ferri
Duration: 10'00"

 

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