Governance

  • Making Gender Equality a Reality: UNDP and GenderMaking Gender Equality a Reality: UNDP and GenderJan 1, 2010Making Gender Equality a Reality: UNDP and Gender illustrates how UNDP China is working for the realization of gender equality and women’s empowerment. It provides an overview of UNDP China’s comprehensive gender mainstreaming strategy and provides a snapshot on the practices and experiences on gender mainstreaming and empowerment in UNDP China programmes.

  • Capacity Development of Civil Society Organisations: Towards Inclusive Social Management in ChinaCapacity Development of Civil Society Organisations: Towards Inclusive Social Management in ChinaMay 18, 2012This report is one of a series of four that seeks to engage experts, practitioners and policy-makers to critically analyse the successes and lessons learnt from the cooperative efforts made during the project. In this paper, the project’s impact on the development of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in China is reviewed, the remaining challenges for CSOs are assessed and projections are made for the future climate for strengthening and innovating in social management.

  • Civil Society in China: A New Force for Equitable Development - Experiences and Thoughts of a Legal Aid CSOCivil Society in China: A New Force for Equitable Development - Experiences and Thoughts of a Legal Aid CSONov 1, 2009The First Monograph of Governance for Equitable Development Project (GED Project). The GED project is about supporting the process of governance in China towards more transparency and accountability while strengthening the emerging institutions of the NPC, the judiciary and civil society. The project aims to contribute to the government's efforts by promoting civil society development and the rule of law through institutional reform, democratic lawmaking, participation, communications and piloting.

Our Work - Governance

UNDP works with the Government by supporting the current 12th Five-Year Plan which includes goals to make the governance process in China more transparent, equitable and inclusive, by supporting pilot projects for new governance techniques and providing high-level context-specific policy recommendations. At present our shared focus is on improving the rule of law, promoting more widespread participation through government performance assessment and extending social governance by increasing the involvement of civil society in the governance process.

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