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  • Knowledge Sharing on Public Spending on Climate Change in Pakistan Sep 28, 2016

    Representatives from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) China office and the Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) led a Chinese delegation, consisting of researchers from China’s Academy of Fiscal Sciences (CAFS) and Hebei Research Institute of Fiscal Sciences (HRIFS), paid a visit to Pakistan 5 - 9 September of 2016. The primary aim of the mission is to share knowledge on how to systematically estimate the size of public expenditure on climate change related activities and how this information can help integrate climate change considerations into the budget planning process. The visit is affiliated with one of the flagship research projects initiated by United Nations Development Program (UNDP), termed Climate Public Expenditure Institutional Review (CPEIR).

  • Connectivity Reshapes the Philanthropy Landscape in China Sep 24, 2016

    ‘The connectivity of smartphone users in China has fundamentally enhanced transparency and participation and reshaped the philanthropy landscape in China’ was the key message presented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and internet giant, Tencent at the United Nations ‘Digital Zone’ during the General Assembly week. The presentation was an opportunity to engage the media, key innovators and the public with digital philanthropy in China and its potential to help achieve the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs).

  • UNDP and China to Cooperate on Belt and Road Initiative Sep 19, 2016

    New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the People’s Republic of China signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on the margins of the 71st United Nations General Assembly during Premier Li Keqiang’s visit.

  • Connecting Today. CreatingTomorrow. Sep 18, 2016

    One year on from the historic launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a dynamic community convened at Peking University today to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time at the 2016 China Social Good Summit, organized by Peking University and jointly supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • The Rise of Philanthropy in China Discussed at the World Philanthropy Forum Sep 9, 2016

    A lot of hope is resting on the rise of philanthropy in China, as the world looks for additional sources of funding to fight against poverty, rising inequality and climate change to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

  • A Further Step to Protect Our Ozone Layer: International Workshop on Green Cold Chain Technologies Sep 9, 2016

    As part of the 2016 International Ozone Day Celebration, the International Workshop on Green Cold Chain Technologies was held on 9 September to strengthen information sharing among relevant stakeholders in the cold chain sector, and promote the development and application of green alternative technologies.

  • Accelerating the Commercialization of Fuel Cell Vehicles in China Sep 5, 2016

    Aiming to facilitating the commercial production and application of fuel cell vehicles in China over the next four years, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Global Environment Facility (GEF) project “Accelerating the Development and Commercialization of Fuel Cell Vehicles in China” was officially launched in Beijing.

  • Tour of Qinghai Lake: A platform for promoting biodiversity protection Sep 2, 2016

    With the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) “Strengthening the effectiveness of the protected area system in Qinghai Province, China to conserve globally important biodiversity” project (hereby referred as Qinghai project), Qinghai Provincial Forestry Project Office and Qinghai Lake National Nature Reserve conducted a promotional activity during the 15th Tour of Qinghai Lake.

  • Youth Engagement and Innovation to Promote Sustainable Development Sep 1, 2016

    A new initiative was jointly launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and China Merchants New Energy (CMNE), designed to promote public consciousness about environmental-friendly technologies and sustainable development, as well as to encourage youth participation in innovation enterprises for social good.

  • Agi Veres: Welcome remarks at Panda Solar Stations Launch for Youth Engagement and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals Sep 1, 2016