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  • High-level Forum on Mega Disaster Response Capacity Building Oct 26, 2016

    On 25 October, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China, co-hosted a high-level forum on mega disaster response capacity building in Xi’an, China, as part of the Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project (CBDM Asia Phase II), to share policy, good practices and experience of mega disaster reduction and relief and promote capacity building of Asian countries through innovative ways

  • UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok Oct 24, 2016

    More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national plans and budgets.

  • Youth participation crucial in development: Launch of UN China "Imagine 2030" Campaign for youth in China Oct 24, 2016

    As part of the United Nations Day celebration, the launch ceremony for youth online campaign UN China “Imagine 2030” was held today at the United Nations Compound in Beijing.

  • Changes of Herdsman Life in Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve Oct 21, 2016

    As part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Global Environment Facility (GEF) Qinghai Project in Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve (SNNR), herdsman in Qinghai Province recently received catering and cooking trainings, as well as recieving newly installed solar street lights and clean water facilitaties. Such activities are part of the project’s community co-managment work, to stengthen the effectiveness of protected areas system and promote models of community co-management in protected areas.

  • Bridging Nations for Better Biodiversity Conservation Oct 21, 2016

    A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote the collaboration between China and Mongolia on biodiversity conservation was signed between Xinjiang Autonomous Region Liangheyuan Provincial Nature Reserve and the Mongolia Munkahairhan National Park on October 13th, with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) “Strengthening the Management Effectiveness of the Protected Area Landscape in Altai Mountains and Wetlands” project (hereby referred as UNDP-GEF Altai project).

  • UNDP launches groundbreaking report to harness the potential of big data to measure poverty in China Oct 17, 2016

    Using dynamic information provided by big data to measure poverty across China has the opportunity to play an increasing role to review and track of poverty according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, marking the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and China’s 3rd National Poverty Day.

  • Patrick Haverman: Opening Remarks at the launch of The Living Standards Dimension of the Human Development Index Oct 17, 2016
  • Upgrading Skills for Better Production Oct 5, 2016

    A series of training courses on Wide Animal and Plant Monitoring Technology was hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) project- “Strengthening the effectiveness of the protected area system in Qinghai Province, China to conserve globally important biodiversity” (hereby referred as UNDP-GEF Qinghai project), with the goal to strengthen the standardization and institutionalization of monitoring and management of the natural reserves in Qinghai province.

  • Xu Haoliang: Presentation of the 2015 Report on the Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises Overseas Sep 30, 2016
  • China ‘Going Global’: Towards a New Era of Sustainable Investment Overseas Sep 30, 2016

    Responding to the growing interest from the international community on the sustainable development of Chinese enterprises overseas, participants from governments and embassies, private sector, international organizations, academia, and civil society gathered together at the United Nations Headquarter in New York, to listen to China’s voice on their experience and challenges of sustainability while operating abroad, including lessons learnt and recommendations for the future.