Bangkok, 24 October 2016 – More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national plans and budgets.
On 25 October, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China, co-hosted a high-level forum on mega disaster response capacity building in Xi’an, China, as part of the Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project (CBDM Asia Phase II), to share policy, good practices and experience of mega disaster reduction and relief and promote capacity building of Asian countries through innovative ways
As part of the United Nations Day celebration, the launch ceremony for youth online campaign UN China “Imagine 2030” was held today at the United Nations Compound in Beijing.
Using dynamic information provided by big data to measure poverty across China has the opportunity to play an increasing role to review and track of poverty according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, marking the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and China’s 3rd National Poverty Day.
By Agi Veres-
This year’s heavy rain and floods across China bring to attention the disaster risks in urban areas that are increasing as fast as urbanization itself. As China is experiencing the largest and the fastest urbanization in human history, urban areas with high intensity of population and economic activities are more severely impacted by disasters than rural areas.
To raise public awareness on the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and help China reach the goals and targets set forth by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China today launched its Massive Open Online Course on Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development Goals (UNDP SDG MOOC) developed in cooperation with NetEase Media, as the first knowledge product to combine the global Agenda and China’s current situation.
One year on from the historic launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a dynamic community convened at Peking University today to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time at the 2016 China Social Good Summit, organized by Peking University and jointly supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the People’s Republic of China signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on the margins of the 71st United Nations General Assembly during Premier Li Keqiang’s visit.
‘The connectivity of smartphone users in China has fundamentally enhanced transparency and participation and reshaped the philanthropy landscape in China’ was the key message presented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and internet giant, Tencent at the United Nations ‘Digital Zone’ during the General Assembly week. The presentation was an opportunity to engage the media, key innovators and the public with digital philanthropy in China and its potential to help achieve the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs
This new research paper, an extension of the report Low-carbon Development in India and China, examines policies put in place in both countries that are encouraging increased energy efficiency in multiple sectors.
This regular newsletter is a collection of the latest updates on post-2015 development agenda from UN Headquarters and from all around the world over the past one month.
South-South cooperation in international development is now widely recognized as an important complement to North-South cooperation, and is rapidly growing as part of efforts in addressing climate change.
By Nicholas Rosellini, Designated United Nations Resident Coordinator in China.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on Monday was a reminder that ending poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030 is an ambitious goal, but it's also an achievable goal.