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  • UNDP Youth Solution Trip Inspires Young Leaders to Solve China’s Pressing Social Issues Jan 16, 2017

    The first phase of UNDP’s ‘Youth Solution Trip’ officially comes to an end today, with the final submission of solutions by the participants. Four driven and determined young leaders have now completed the three-week research programme in Guizhou, Southwest China, and will submit their innovative ideas for solving local challenges.

  • UN Development Programme Panda Champions for Global Goals Inaugurated Jan 10, 2017

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today honoured 17 ‘Panda Champions for the Global Goals’ at a ceremony to appoint them as advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) around the world.

  • Launch of ‘Geek-For-Good’ Open Design Challenge Dec 29, 2016

    China’s first ever UN-led open design challenge kicked off today in Beijing, designed to provide a platform to galvanize citizen engagement and inspire people to find tech-based innovative solutions for some of the toughest development challenges in China.

  • Equal Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities in China Dec 2, 2016

    Persons with disabilities in China are often faced with challenging realities when seeking judicial protection to realize their basic rights, illuminated in a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China, ahead of the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, celebrated annually on 3 December.

  • Nicholas Rosellini: Sustainable Urbanization Dec 1, 2016
  • A Vision for Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Chinese Cities Dec 1, 2016

    An assessment tool for Chinese cities has been developed to measure poverty, pollution, resource consumption and the environment to help drive urban development towards more inclusive and resilient future, in a new report by The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China.

  • UNDP launches report on Internet Philanthropy in China Nov 23, 2016

    ‘Internet philanthropy has the potential to transform the philanthropic sector and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) was the key message highlighted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China at the launch of their new report today.

  • Businesses To Play Greater Role In New Development Era In Asia-Pacific, Says UNDP At Responsible Business Forum Nov 23, 2016

    At the fifth Responsible Business Forum, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today called on business leaders to take a greater role in the new development era in order to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Dialogue on China-Pacific Islands Countries Development Cooperation Nov 22, 2016

    China has become a major development partner worldwide, providing not only increased financing but also important knowledge, skills and technology that are relevant to other development countries’ national contexts. The rich development experience and expertise accumulated in China's domestic development over the past six decades can serve as important inputs into the development paths of developing countries, including Pacific island countries

  • United Nations Development Programme appoints actor Zhao Wei as National Goodwill Ambassador Nov 21, 2016

    Kaili, 20 November, 2016 – Today acclaimed Chinese actress and film director Zhao Wei was appointed the National Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China. In her new role, the actress will focus on raising awareness for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular highlighting poverty reduction and gender equality.