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  • UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok Oct 24, 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.

  • Bridging Nations for Better Biodiversity Conservation Oct 21, 2016

    A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote the collaboration between China and Mongolia on biodiversity conservation was signed between Xinjiang Autonomous Region Liangheyuan Provincial Nature Reserve and the Mongolia Munkahairhan National Park on October 13th, with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) “Strengthening the Management Effectiveness of the Protected Area Landscape in Altai Mountains and Wetlands” project (hereby referred as UNDP-GEF Altai project).

  • Changes of Herdsman Life in Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve Oct 21, 2016

    As part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Global Environment Facility (GEF) Qinghai Project in Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve (SNNR), herdsman in Qinghai Province recently received catering and cooking trainings, as well as recieving newly installed solar street lights and clean water facilitaties. Such activities are part of the project’s community co-managment work, to stengthen the effectiveness of protected areas system and promote models of community co-management in protected areas.

  • UNDP launches groundbreaking report to harness the potential of big data to measure poverty in China Oct 17, 2016

    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.

  • Patrick Haverman: Opening Remarks at the launch of The Living Standards Dimension of the Human Development Index Oct 17, 2016
  • Upgrading Skills for Better Production Oct 5, 2016

    A series of training courses on Wide Animal and Plant Monitoring Technology was hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) project- “Strengthening the effectiveness of the protected area system in Qinghai Province, China to conserve globally important biodiversity” (hereby referred as UNDP-GEF Qinghai project), with the goal to strengthen the standardization and institutionalization of monitoring and management of the natural reserves in Qinghai province.

  • China ‘Going Global’: Towards a New Era of Sustainable Investment Overseas Sep 30, 2016

    Responding to the growing interest from the international community on the sustainable development of Chinese enterprises overseas, participants from governments and embassies, private sector, international organizations, academia, and civil society gathered together at the United Nations Headquarter in New York, to listen to China’s voice on their experience and challenges of sustainability while operating abroad, including lessons learnt and recommendations for the future.

  • Xu Haoliang: Presentation of the 2015 Report on the Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises Overseas Sep 30, 2016
  • Matching Demand and Solutions for South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Sep 30, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, in collaboration with the Executive Office of the Secretary General and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has hosted the first international workshop to facilitate South-South Cooperation for Climate Change and enhance the communication between China and other developing countries. The workshop brought together more than 50 participants from 9 countries including; Ecuador, Jamaica, Guinea, Zimbabwe, Seychelles, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Mongolia.

  • UNDP, Baoshang Bank to Foster Entrepreneurship and Innovation Among Youth Sep 29, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the China-based Baoshang Bank today announced a new partnership to fund and nurture entrepreneurship and innovation among youth in Asia and the Pacific.