Unleashing the Potential of Philanthropy in ChinaMay 30, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China held an event to showcase its current work in the philanthropy sector, reflecting on a UNDP report entitled ‘Unleashing the Potential of Philanthropy in China”, and announcing a new partnership between UNDP and Tencent to conduct a study to explore philanthropy in the digital age. The event was attended by UNDP Global Goodwill Ambassador, award-winning actress, Michelle Yeoh.
Showcasing the Future of China’s Green Vehicle TechnologyMay 30, 2016An energy efficient Fuel Cell city bus was showcased today at the United Nations Compound, Beijing during United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Goodwill Ambassador- Michelle Yeoh’s visit to China.
The First Porpoise Baby Born in CaptivityMay 29, 2016Hubei, China -- A female finless porpoise, named “E E”, delivered the world first net-cage born baby finless porpoise on May 22nd, in the Yangtze River Tian’e zhou National Nature Reserve (NNR), which is one of the eight United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)- Global Environment Facility (GEF) Hubei Wetland Project Pilot Sites.
Bigger Plans for the Stronger Ozone ProtectionMay 27, 2016The 76th meeting of the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol (MP) was held in Montreal, Canada from May 8 to 13th. Together with representatives from the Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO), Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), China Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association (CRAA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China participated in
Nothing About Us Without Us: Participatory Training Workshop on Disability Rights Conducted in WuhanMay 22, 2016UNDP China partnered with the Wuhan University Public Interest and Development Law Institute (PIDLI) to organize a two-day Disability Equality Training (DET) in Wuhan.
‘Being LGBTI in China’ Survey Report LaunchedMay 17, 2016A report based on a survey of nearly 30,000 respondents from all provinces in China reflecting the life experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people was launched today at the United Nations Compound in Beijing to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).
UNDP Participates in the Forum on Urban Governance Systems, Mechanisms and InnovationsMay 17, 2016UNDP China participated in the Eighth Annual Meeting of China Society for Public Sector Reform (CSPSR) and the Forum on Urban Governance Systems, Mechanisms and Innovations, held in Chengdu on 17th May 2016.
UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador Zhou Xun meets UNDP’s Animal Ambassadors for the SDGsMay 15, 2016Chengdu, May 15– UNDP China National Goodwill Ambassador, actress Zhou Xun traveled to the Chengdu Panda Base this weekend to meet with her newest fellow UNDP Ambassadors, the UNDP Animal Ambassadors for the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs), the Qing He panda twins. Zhou Xun lent her support to the current UNDP Global Panda Naming Campaign and Search for Panda Champions for the Global Goals, as well as calling for awareness and action on the SDGs.
Love Birds Week is Back in AltaiMay 6, 2016To raise awareness on wildlife protection, the United Nations Develop Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) project in the Altai Mountains and Wetlands, alongside the Altai Mountains Forestry Bureau and Liangheyuan Provincial Nature Reserve Management Bureau, co-host the annual Love Birds Week. It included 6 activities such as bird watching and lectures to educate the key stakeholders to better protect the wildlife and ecosystem in Altai.