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The Rt Hon Helen Clark presents the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Ms Clark is Co-Chair of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response set up by the World Health Organization to review the global handling of the pandemic. The panel recently issued its interim report on progress against the virus.

This talk is part of our Summer Talks series and is also the official opening of the 2021 Public Health Summer School.

All are welcome and refreshments will be served following the talk.

About the Rt Hon Helen Clark

Helen Clark is a respected global leader on sustainable development, gender equality and international co-operation. She served three successive terms as Prime Minister of New Zealand between 1999 and 2008. While in government, she led policy debate on a wide range of economic, social, environmental and cultural issues, including sustainability and climate change.

She then became the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator for two terms from 2009 to 2017, the first and only woman to lead the organisation. She was also the Chair of the United Nations Development Group, a committee consisting of the Heads of all UN funds, programmes and departments working on development issues.

In 2019 Helen Clark became patron of The Helen Clark Foundation. She is an active chair and board member of a number of global organisations, and currently co-chairs The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

Livestream details

We would love you to join us in person but for those unable to be there, this talk will be livestreamed.

See details for all of the Summer Talks, part of the 2021 Public Health Summer School

Date Monday, 1 February 2021
Time 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Audience Public,All University
Event Category Health Sciences
DepartmentPublic Health (Wellington)
LocationNordmeyer Theatre, Level D
University of Otago, Wellington | 23A Mein Street | Newtown

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