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  • 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.

  • Construction of first Panda Solar Station Commences Nov 20, 2016

    The Construction Commencement Ceremony of the first Panda Solar Station, and opening ceremony of the Panda Summer Innovation Camp was launched in Datong today.

  • Stronger Partnerships for Promoting SDG17 Nov 17, 2016

    Responding to the rising demand of South-South cooperation partners to look for best practices and experience, government officials and researchers met in Beijing to discuss how to generate more evidence of the catalytic value of South-South cooperation (SSC) to development, in complementarity to traditional aid, public and private funds, philanthropy, CSOs and private sector.

  • Asia’s First Zero-Waste, Zero-Emission Business Forum in Singapore Nov 14, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives, Singapore will welcome over 600 business & sustainability leaders, senior government officials, UN agencies, NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) in Singapore on 22-24 November 2016.

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