UNDP Appoints Ms. Tian Wei as Partnership and Communications Special Advisor
UNDP Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark presented CCTV Anchor, Ms. Tian Wei, with a certificate of appointment as a UNDP Special Advisor on Partnership and Communications at an event held in Beijing on 17 October 2011. Ms. Tian is a long-time supporter of the work of the United Nations, and her appointment as special advisor comes in recognition of her achievements in the field of media and her strong commitment towards global economic and human development. Having worked extensively throughout China and North America, this role will see her provide expertise and support to UNDP, as it seeks to strengthen its partnerships and encourage greater participation in pursuit of the Millennium Development Goals and China's own vision of a Xiaokang society. During which, she will give particular attention to issues related to climate change, poverty reduction and gender issues.