UN Secretary-General Witnesses Unveiling of UNDP-Baidu’s Innovative Solution to E-wasteSep 2, 2015The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, today attended the launch of a ground-breaking solution for e-waste disposal and recycling called Baidu Recycle 2.0. A joint effort between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Baidu, the innovative app, a product of Baidu Connect lite, links individuals disposing of electronic waste with dismantling and recycling companies, working towards a greener and more sustainable future across China.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Answers Netizens’ QuestionsSep 2, 2015On 2 September 2015, as part of his official visit to China, the United Nations Secretary- General, Ban Ki- moon answered a set of questions by Chinese netizens. A week before the Secretary-General’s visit to Beijing, Baidu Post Bar users were asked to submit their questions, and over 2,000 questions were received.
A Market-Based Approach to Pollution Reduction of VehiclesAug 31, 2015UNDP in collaboration with the China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchange (CICETE) has launched ‘The Innovation of New Mechanism for Smog Control in Beijing City Project’.
UNDP and Athletics for a Better World Celebrate International Partnerships in SportsAug 26, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Athletics for a Better World (ABW), a foundation of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), co-hosted a celebration demonstrating the importance of sport in uniting people across national boundaries. On Wednesday 26th August the two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding to celebrate international partnerships in sports and cooperate to promote sustainable, inclusive human development to make the world a better place.
UNDP Celebrates the World Athletic Championships by Participating in 10km Running EventAug 22, 2015The IAAF World Athletics Championships are being hosted in Beijing between August 22nd and August 31st. To celebrate UNDP in partnership with Athletes for a Better World (ABW, the Foundation of the International Association of Athletics Federations) invited members of the Beijing international diplomatic community to participate in a 10km running event, held during day 1 of the championships (22nd August.)
UNDP China to Support Pole to ParisAug 20, 2015This year UNDP China will support the Pole to Paris campaign to help raise public awareness of climate change issues in the context of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in December.
United Nations and partners commemorate the World Humanitarian Day 2015 in ChinaAug 19, 2015Inspiring action for humanity, more than half a billion social media feeds were shared with real-life stories from survivors of humanitarian crises as part of a massive digital storytelling campaign launched by the United Nations and partners.
Roundtable on Fuel Cell Vehicles Unlocks Mass Cooperation OpportunitiesAug 11, 2015A group of representatives from the government, academia and private sector in the area of Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) development were invited by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China on August 11th to participate in an FCV partnership roundtable session. Chaired by Patrick Haverman, UNDP China Deputy Country Director, the event provided better support and cooperation opportunities to an upcoming Global Environment Facility (GEF) project as well as promoted the formulation of a UNDP-China FCV partnership.
United Nations Hails China’s Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in Final ReportJul 24, 2015As the end of 2015 and the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, the Government of China in partnership with the United Nations (UN) System in China today jointly launched the Report on China’s Implementation of the MDGs (2000-2015). This is China’s final progress report on the MDGs before the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda later this year.
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