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  • 21 Jan 2015
    Opening Remarks for the Civil Society Dialogue on Scaling Up Community-based HIV-sensitive Legal Aid Programmes in China

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Dialogue on Scaling Up HIV-related Legal Aid Programmes in China

    Today 30 people representing the most prominent HIV and legal organizations in China participated in a UNDP-led consultation on HIV-related legal aid services. The goal of the meeting was to bring together the most experienced organizations to design a programme that in time will lead to HIV legal services being scaled-up and replicated nationwide.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Experts Discuss E-waste for Low Carbon Development in China

    The E-waste Recycling and Disposal & Low Carbon Development seminar, co-organized by UNDP China and Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO) of Ministry of Environment Protection (MEP), was held this Thursday, January 21st, 2015.

  • 21 Jan 2015
    Guangdong Provincial Youth League and UNDP-UNV Strengthen Regional Volunteerism

    On January 21st, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Volunteers (UNV) greeted the delegates of Guangdong Provincial Youth League and Guangdong Volunteer Federation to exchange views on the upcoming Strengthening Volunteerism for Regional Sustainable Development in Guangdong Province project.

  • 27 Dec 2014
    Annual Meeting on Hainan Wetlands Project

    The Project Steering Committee (PSC) for the Strengthening Management Effectiveness of Wetland Protected Area System in Hainan for Conservation of Globally Significant Biodiversity project met on December 27, 2014. The annual meeting brings together stakeholders to evaluate the UNDP-Global Environment Facility (GEF) project’s performance and discuss next year’s work plan.

  • 26 Dec 2014
    Improving Mangrove Protected Areas (PA) Network Management in Hainan

    The first annual meeting of the Mangrove Protected Area (PA) System Network of Hainan Province, marking the network’s official establishment, was hosted on December 26, 2014.

  • 19 Dec 2014
    UN Statement on HIV-child Issue in Sichuan

    The United Nations is deeply concerned by reports of a child living with HIV in Xichong County, Sichuan Province, being discriminated against and stigmatized by health care providers and many others in his community.

  • 19 Dec 2014
    China Agricultural University Students Visit UNDP China

    Nine students from the Department of Development Studies, College of Humanities and Development Studies, led by their Course Coordinator, Associate Professor Xu Xiuli, met UNDP staff. Both shared professional knowledge about development issues, as well as visions on future global development. A number of UNDP China focus areas were covered, including poverty reduction, South-South and trilateral cooperation, climate change, global governance, and energy and environment for sustainable development.

  • 18 Dec 2014
    Joining Hands across Continents

    The Chinese Government and UNDP China is helping Zambia and Ghana increase access to energy in rural areas, and more importantly, build their capacity for absorbing the transferal of innovative renewable energy solutions and make them work on the ground. Collaborating with Ministry of Science and Technology of China and governments of Zambia and Ghana, and UNDP China, the China-Zambia and China-Ghana South-South Cooperation on Renewable Energy Technology Transfer projects were launched on 18 August 2014.

  • 17 Dec 2014
    China National Human Development Report 2015 Inception Workshop Held in Beijing

    Research and formulation of the 2015 China National Human Development Report (NHDR) formally kicked off today at the inception & national consultation workshop held in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China compound.

  • 16 Dec 2014
    Inception Workshop for Payment for Watershed Services Project

    The inception workshop of the Payment for the Watershed Services in the Chishui River Basin for the Conservation of Globally Significant Biodiversity project (The Chishui PWS project) was hosted on December 16, 2014. This project is formulated under UNDP’s partnership with Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO)/Ministry of Environment Protection (MEP), and implemented by Environmental Protection Department of Guizhou Province.

  • 15 Dec 2014
    Opening Remarks by Patrick Haverman on the Third Economic and Financial Forum of BRICS Countries

  • 12 Dec 2014
    Trilateral Cooperation Success for China-Cambodia-UNDP Cassava Project

    From December 7th to 11th 2014, Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and UNDP China participated in a joint monitoring mission to Phnom Penh, Kampong Cham and Tbaung Khmum, Cambodia. The mission was part of Phase II of China-Cambodia-UNDP Trilateral Cooperation Cassava project.

  • 02 Dec 2014
    China Bolsters International Response to Ebola with USD $6 Million Donation

    On behalf of the Chinese Government, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) signed into agreement a pledge of USD $6 million to the Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) made to support the outbreak which has affected 1.3 million people in West Africa and beyond.

  • 01 Dec 2014
    UNDP and UNAIDS Join Together to Mark World AIDS Day

    Given the nature of the global HIV epidemic, access to information and education concerning HIV prevention is of utmost importance in stemming the tide of new infections. A decade ago most infections were amongst those who inject drugs but in recent years a shift has been seen towards more sexual transmission. In particular, gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are most at risk and therefore most in need of community support and education.

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

  • 19 Nov 2014
    Speech at the 14th China Solar PV Conference

  • 19 Nov 2014
    UNDP Co-Hosts The 14th China Photovoltaic Conference

    The 14th China Photovoltaic Conference (CPVC14), jointly hosted by UNDP, the China Renewable Energy Society and the China National Renewable Energy Centre was launched on November 19.

  • 19 Nov 2014
    Countries in Africa and China Renew their Commitment to Jointly Eliminate Poverty

    Concluding a large gathering to share experiences on reducing poverty, African and Chinese officials today called for a deepening of the partnership between the two partners.

  • 17 Nov 2014
    Queen Máxima of the Netherlands to Visit China to Discuss Access to Financial Services

    From Monday 24 November to Friday 28 November, Her Majesty Queen Máxima will visit China in her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. China is taking various measures to improve access to financial services, so as to provide greater opportunities for low-income groups and small-scale farms and businesses.

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