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  • Matching Demand and Solutions for South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Sep 30, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, in collaboration with the Executive Office of the Secretary General and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has hosted the first international workshop to facilitate South-South Cooperation for Climate Change and enhance the communication between China and other developing countries. The workshop brought together more than 50 participants from 9 countries including; Ecuador, Jamaica, Guinea, Zimbabwe, Seychelles, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Mongolia.

  • UNDP, Baoshang Bank to Foster Entrepreneurship and Innovation Among Youth Sep 29, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the China-based Baoshang Bank today announced a new partnership to fund and nurture entrepreneurship and innovation among youth in Asia and the Pacific.

  • 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.

  • Agi Veres: Opening Remarks at Seminar on Environmental Governance System and Capacity Sep 16, 2016
  • 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.