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  • 27 May 2013
    UNDP anti-pesticide pilot scaled up nationwide

    The Ministry of Agriculture launched today in Beijing a new national plan to promote an eco-friendly alternative technology to replace the agricultural use of the harmful pesticide Dicofol across China by 2015, based on a pilot project run by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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

  • 21 May 2013
    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative’s meets with new Greater Tumen Initiative Consultative Commission Chairman

    On 21 May, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to China Ms. Renata Dessallien met with the newly appointed Chair of the Consultative Commission (CC) of the Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI), a long-standing intergovernmental cooperation mechanism between four countries including the People’s Republic of China, Mongolia, the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation. During this meeting, the strategic priorities and future development path of the GTI were discussed.

  • 14 May 2013
    UNDP and China Law Society launch joint research project on China after closing the re-education through labour system

    UNDP China Resident Representative Ms. Renata Dessallien met with Mr. Chen Jiping, Secretary of Party Committee and Vice President of the China Law Society (CLS) at CLS offices in Beijing.

  • 13 May 2013
    "Development and Humanity” China-Africa event launched in Beijing

    Ms. Renata Dessallien, UNDP Resident Representative in China, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony. She stressed the deep linkages between development and humanitarian work and expressed hope that the two would have “a long and happy marriage”.

  • 11 May 2013
    Speech at the Hanwang Forum

  • 11 May 2013
    Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the 5th Annual Meeting of China Society for Public Sector Reform and the Seminar on Government Responsibility System

  • 11 May 2013
    UNDP joins high-level discussion on Public Sector Reform in Henan

    The 5th Annual Meeting of the China Society for Public Sector Reform and a seminar on Government Responsibility System took place on 11 May in Zhengzhou, Henan. UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in China Ms. Renata Dessallien addressed the event and joined other participants in exchanging views on how a government responsibility system should be established to help reach the public administration reform targets set at the 17th and 18th Party Congresses and in the 7th round of government reform starting in March 2013.

  • 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.

  • 06 May 2013
    UNDP and DRC design joint welfare study

    The inception workshop for a joint research project by the Development Research Centre (DRC) of the State Council and UNDP was held on 6 May 2013 at the UN Compound in Beijing. The study - entitled "Strategies to Promote an Integrated, Coordinated and Equitable Social Welfare System in China" - aims to provide policy recommendations for addressing social fragmentation and several other key issues with the country's social welfare system. It is a continuation of UNDP's longstanding efforts to assist the Chinese government to tackle inequality.

  • 30 Apr 2013
    HNA Charity Night

    UNDP China entered a new public-private partnership with HNA Group at a charity event hosted by the company on 28 April in Haikou, Hainan Province. Deputy Country Director Patrick Haverman was in attendance as a part of a star-studded guest list that included notable figures in the charity and business sectors as well as well-known singers, actors and other public figures.

  • 17 Apr 2013
    Rule of Law Donors’ Roundtable 2013

    April 17 saw UNDP China host the 2013 Rule of Law Donors Roundtable, co-organised with the Ford Foundation. The Country Office welcomed over 50 participants from 27 embassies, development partners and civil society organisations to discuss China's developmental state with regard to the rule of law under the theme of "Constitutionalism" and exchange information about rule of law development projects and initiatives.

  • 11 Apr 2013
    CFSN Final Event: Opening Remarks

  • 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
    Opening Address at Project Advisory Committee Meeting of GEF/UNDP Project of PEERAC

  • 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
    Welcome remarks Human Development Report 2013 Media Launch event in China

  • 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.

  • 14 Mar 2013
    Human Development Index in 2013 Report shows major gains since 2000 in most countries of South

    Norway, Australia and the United States lead the rankings of 187 countries and territories in the latest Human Development Index (HDI), while conflict-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo and drought-stricken Niger have the lowest scores in the HDI’s measurement of national achievement in health, education and income, published today in the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.

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