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  • 27 Nov 2014
    Speech at EU-China High-level Cultural Forum

  • 16 Oct 2014
    China’s 10.17 Forum on National Poverty Reduction Day

    Last Friday marked China’s “10.17” Forum titled Shared Prosperity through Poverty Alleviation. It was designed to coincide with China’s Poverty Reduction Day and the UN’s Day for Eradication of Poverty, and UNDP’s social media campaign dollar25 challenge.

  • 07 Aug 2014
    China and ASEAN Discuss Regional Partnership for Fighting Poverty

    The 8th ASEAN-China Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction is underway in Nay Pyi Taw, the capital of Myanmar. Themed “Deepening ASEAN- China Regional Cooperation on Poverty Reduction,” the objective of the forum is to examine how a partnership between China and ASEAN countries can help enhance poverty reduction and inclusive development throughout the region.

  • 07 Aug 2014
    Message to the 8th ASEAN-CHINA Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction

  • 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
    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.

  • 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.

  • 29 Jul 2013
    UNDP and Tibet strengthen ties

    A six-day field mission to Lhasa, Tibet by the United Nations Development Programme and China International Centre for Economic and Technical Exchanges to meet with government and project counterparts in Tibet was concluded today.

  • 09 Jul 2013
    China-Africa Poverty Reduction and Development Conference convened in Hangzhou

    The event convened more than 70 representatives from China and Africa, including those from 15 African Governments, universities and businesses, as well as representatives from international organisations including UNDP and the World Bank.

  • 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.

  • 21 May 2013
    Opening remarks at Workshop on Poverty Reduction and Cultural Development for Ethnic Minorities

  • 09 May 2013
    UNDP Bridges Small Ethnic Minority Communities to Upscale International Markets

    The Mosuo are a matriarchic community living on the border of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces around Lake Lugu, where geographic isolation acts as a major hurdle to development and the pursuit of economic prosperity. Moreover, as they struggle with poverty the Mosuo are also hard-pressed to preserve their unique cultural identity.

  • 08 May 2013
    UNDP Supports 1st China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair

    The 1st China (Shanghai) international Technology Fair (CSITF), jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Science & Technology, State Intellectual Property Office and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, was held on 8-11 May 2013 in Shanghai. Under the theme of “innovation-Driven Development, Intellectual Property Protection and Technology Trade Promotion” the CSITF provided an important opportunity for the exhibition and promotion of new technology as well as promoting technological trade services.

  • 10 Apr 2013
    Professor Li Shi’s policy dialogue on income distribution in China

    Last month UNDP welcomed Professor Li Shi, "Changjiang Scholar" Distinguished Professor of Ministry of Education and Professor at the School of Economics and Management of Beijing Normal University to hold a policy dialogue with UNDP staff and selected guests at the UN compound in Beijing.

  • 28 Mar 2013
    High-level roundtable held to discuss the 2013 Human Development Report

    A high level roundtable meeting on 2013's Human Development Report "Rise of the South - Human Progress in a Diverse World" was held on Thursday in Beijing. Mr. Khalid Malik, Head of the Human Development Report Office at UNDP HQ, Mr. Cheng Siwei, Mr. Christophe Bahuet, Country Director of UNDP China, Mr. Lu Mai, Mr. Chi Fulin, and more than 40 representatives from government and think tanks participated in discussions on South-South cooperation and the changing global role of China in light of the 2013Human Development Report's findings.

  • 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.

  • 11 Mar 2013
    2nd National Consultation on the Post-2015 Development Agenda held in Beijing

    The second round of consultations in China on the Post-2015 Development Agenda took place on Monday in Beijing. Renata Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator, Zhang Xiao'an, Vice President of the United Nations Association, and more than 100 representatives from social organizations, UN agencies and government agencies participated in discussion of what the global development roadmap should look like after the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals'(MDGs) lifespan.

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