UK, Bangladesh, Nepal and China Discuss Community-based Disaster Risk ReductionNov 30, 2015On 30 November 2015, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, as part of the Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project (CBDM Asia Phase II), co-hosted a ‘Multi-stakeholder Partnership in Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) Workshop’ in Chengdu, China.
UNDP Signs Partnership Agreement to Deepen Youth Understanding of The Sustainable Development GoalsNov 27, 2015Youth development is a critical aspect of China’s long-term development agenda. To facilitate and support youth involvement in the United Nations (UN) System, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a strategic partnership agreement with Global Leader Education for a one year pilot program that aims to deepen youth understanding of international affairs and to ensure inclusive and equitable access to quality education and promote learning opportunities for all.
Improving Livelihoods of Ethnic Minority Women Shapes Development of Family and CommunityNov 24, 2015Beijing, 24th Nov 2015- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a partnership agreement in Beijing with the Huayi Brothers Foundation to contribute towards ethnic minority women empowerment and development. This is part of a wider UNDP targeted poverty alleviation project, which aims for the poorest and most vulnerable in ethnic minority regions increasingly to participate in and benefit more equitably from China’s social and economic development through their traditional skills and crafts.
Innovative Ideas For DevelopmentNov 24, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with globally renowned franchise TEDxBejijing, today agreed to a long-term partnership to promote innovative ideas for development and enable Chinese voices to contribute to the global dialogue on making the world a better place.
Special Funds for Ecological and Environmental Remediation: a step forward towards enhanced EPIL system in ChinaNov 24, 2015On 24th November 2015, UNDP China co-organized with the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) an experts’ seminar on special funds for ecological and environmental remediation.
Electric Cars: Striving for a Green UNDP China OfficeNov 19, 2015On 19th November 2015, the United Nations Development Programme China (UNDP China) launched the initiative “Green Transportation – UNDP is Acting” in the office, in response to the Chinese government’s strategies in promoting green urban transport. Under the initiative, two electric cars provided by BAIC & PD Group Electric Vehicle Sales Co., Ltd will be available for use and rent respectively by the staff at UNDP China.
Shaping Perceptions of LGBTI through MediaNov 18, 2015On Wednesday November 18th, UNDP China, as part of the regional Being LGBTI in Asia Initiative, hosted a Media and LGBTI Policy Roundtable in Beijing. The meeting, organized in partnership with the Beijing Gender and Health Education Institute and the Media and Communications Department of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), brought together journalists and media professionals from print media, TV and new media, with academics and civil society representatives to discuss the role of the media in creating a more open and embracing society towards sexual and gender minorities.
Listening the Voice of the Youth—UNDP Hosted A Youth Roundtable DiscussionNov 17, 2015UNDP China hosted a Youth Roundtable Discussion in Beijing, bringing together young leaders from local NGOs and Universities, with international observers to discuss youth issues. Participants included China Youth Development Foundation, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, Tsinghua University Student Union and Africa 2.0 China Chapter and 15 other Youth organizations.
Looking at the Future of Philanthropy and Sustainable Development in ChinaNov 17, 2015On Tuesday 17th November, Beijing, UNDP China participated in the China Philanthropy Forum 2015. This year’s theme was ‘Changes & Sustainability’. The forum sought to promote changes in theory and practice of philanthropy through exchanges and discussions among academia, practitioners in the sector and other related parties in China and abroad. It also aimed to make use of the opportunity to connect representatives from charity organizations, businesses, government agencies, academia and the media so as to promote the healthy development of the philanthropic sector.
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