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  • 27 Mar 2010
    UNDP and GEF kick off a green initiative to empower local communities and NGOs in protecting the environment and combating climate change

    10,000 households living in Beijing’s Chaoyang District, the city’s largest and most populated area, will participate in a community-based green campaign aimed to reduce the monthly electricity consumption by 1 kWh per family during this coming summer (from June to August). An endeavor as such will lead to a carbon dioxide reduction of up to 50 tonnes and more importantly, a behavior change as each household adopts to live a low-carbon, sustainable life.

  • 10 Mar 2010
    Gender inequality persists in China

    While China has experienced unsurpassed economic development in recent decades, this progress has not been even in achieving gender equality. The country, like its Asia-Pacific counterparts, remains hindered by the presence of a severe gender gap. Women across the region continue to lack power, voice and rights; this void can impede a country’s further economic growth.

  • 02 Feb 2010
    Help us restore hope for the people of Haiti

    In an emergency briefing session held today, UNDP China officials and its National Goodwill Ambassador Zhou Xun joined in launching an emphatic appeal to Chinese civil society and the private sector to come to Haiti’s aid in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck on 12 January.

  • 02 Feb 2010
    UNDP calls upon the business community in China to rally for Haiti

    In an emergency briefing session held today, UNDP China officials and its National Goodwill Ambassador Zhou Xun joined in launching an emphatic appeal to Chinese civil society and the private sector to come to Haiti’s aid in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck on 12 January.

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