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  • 02 Apr 2014
    BRESL project to expand in potential new initiative abroad

    On 2 April 2014, the China Delegation led by Mr. Xie Ji, Deputy Director General of the Department of Resource Conservation and Environment Protection of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), visited the Myanmar government and UNDP Myanmar in Rangoon. The objective of the visit was to expand the main achievements of the Barrier Removal to the Cost Effective Development and Implementation of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Project (BRESL), a regional project jointly carried out by NDRC and UNDP, with six countries involved: Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

  • 02 Apr 2014
    Helping to Save “the Kidneys of the Earth”: Main Streams of Life (MSL) – The Wetland Protected Area System Strengthening Programme

    Wetlands play an important ecological and socioeconomic role. Covering 6% of the world’s land surface and holding approximately 12% of the global carbon pool, wetlands are vitally important for ecosystems and carbon sequestration, providing key habitats for flora and fauna.

  • 18 Mar 2014
    China and India launch report on low carbon development

    The China-India low carbon study report, entitled Low Carbon Development in China and India: Issues and Strategies, was officially launched 18 March 2014.

  • 17 Mar 2014
    Pre-launch of groundbreaking report between China and India on climate change held

    Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), today addressed Chinese and international experts on global climate change issues, at an event organized by UNDP China which also featured a discussion of a groundbreaking report between China and India on low carbon collaboration.

  • 17 Mar 2014
    Top academic speaks on climate change and discusses groundbreaking report

    Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), today addressed Chinese and international audiences on global climate change issues, at an event which also featured a discussion of a groundbreaking report between China and India on low carbon collaboration.

  • 06 Dec 2013
    UNDP helps launch The Future We Want event in Shanghai

    The Future We Want is an opportunity for a national and international conversation about how to achieve a better future for our children. This year the focus will be mainly on transport solutions. The ceremony included speeches from UNDP, China Business Network, the World Wide Fund and from sponsors Giant Bicycles and Samsung. These immediately grappled with questions about building a better future – considering solutions in green technology and green transport amongst others.

  • 25 Oct 2013
    Xu Haoliang, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Asia-Pacific Bureau Director, visits China

    From 23 to 25 October, Xu Haoliang, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Director of the Asia-Pacific Bureau of UNDP, visited China. During his visit Mr. Xu met with a wide range of members of the Chinese government, including from the Ministry of Commerce, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.

  • 18 Oct 2013
    Rebeca Grynspan talks sustainable urban development at Macao Polytechnic Institute

    UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan delivered a speech on the sustainable development of cities based on the newly-launched 2013 National Human Development Report (NHDR) entitled “Sustainable and Liveable Cities: Toward Ecological Civilisation” during an event co-organised by UNDP China and the Macao Polytechnic Institute.

  • 23 Sep 2013
    UNDP showcased at the 2013 China Charity Fair

    UNDP, with its exhibition area dedicated to the theme “Every Chinese Dream Matters,” saw the opening of the 2013 China Charity Fair, the second induction of a now annual event, and a renowned philanthropy exhibition also known as China’s “Charity Oscars.”

  • 22 Sep 2013
    Social Activism's Digital Revolution: UNDP, Gates Foundation co-host 2013 Social Good Summit

    UNDP and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today closed the China chapter of the 2013 Social Good Summit with an interactive theme of “Youth + Technology”, which engaged the public in idea-sharing via social media.

  • 28 Aug 2013
    Helen Clark tours UNDP project sites around Beijing

    Following yesterday’s National Human Development Report launch in Beijing, Helen Clark spent today touring several UNDP project sites around Beijing after a morning meeting with Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi.

  • 27 Aug 2013
    UNDP China launches 2013 National Human Development Report on Sustainable Cities

    China’s accelerating urbanisation is approaching a critical stage, and how this is managed will have wide ramifications for the outcomes many of China’s present development challenges, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China’s 2013 National Human Development Report (NHDR), launched today.

  • 27 Aug 2013
    Unprecedented pace of urbanization presents challenges and opportunities to China, says 2013 National Human Development Report

    China’s accelerating urbanisation is approaching a critical stage, and how this is managed will have wide ramifications for the outcomes of many of China’s present development challenges, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China’s 2013 National Human Development Report (NHDR), launched today in Beijing.

  • 20 Jul 2013
    Speech to the Guiyang Eco Forum 2013

  • 19 Jun 2013
    United Nations Secretary-General meets with Chinese top leadership

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had a range of meetings with the Chinese leadership in Beijing today that covered the three pillars of the work of the United Nations - peace and security, development and human rights.

  • 18 Jun 2013
    UN Secretary-General begins China visit and greets the public through WeChat

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Beijing today to kick off a four-day official visit to China, and began his visit by launching a new UN social media account.

  • 27 May 2013
    UNDP anti-pesticide pilot scaled up nationwide

    The Ministry of Agriculture launched today in Beijing a new national plan to promote an eco-friendly alternative technology to replace the agricultural use of the harmful pesticide Dicofol across China by 2015, based on a pilot project run by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 28 Mar 2013
    Opening Address at Project Advisory Committee Meeting of GEF/UNDP Project of PEERAC

  • 15 Mar 2013
    2013 Human Development Report Launch

    UNDP China took part today in the worldwide launch of the 2013 Human Development Report. Produced by the UN, the report is a yearly stock-taking of global human development progress and contains a wealth of data, paramount among which is the Human Development Index (HDI) - a composite measurement of development that takes in more than economic indicators alone.

  • 17 Feb 2013
    Mission to Ghana another important step in the right direction

    UNDP China undertook a mission to Ghana from 17-28 February with a team of Chinese technology and policy experts and a representative from Ministry of Science and Technology's environment agency, ACCA21.

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