Ensuring a Fair and Equitable Share for Biodiversity ConservationJun 24, 2016Aiming to enhance the conservation and sustainable use of biological resources in China, the United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (GEF) “Developing and Implementing the National Framework on Access to and Benefit Sharing (ABS) of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge” Project
Making Environmental Law Work: UNDP Co-organises Consultation to Test Proposal for a Platform of Common KnowledgeJun 22, 2016On 20 June, UNDP China co-organized a multi-stakeholders’ consultation on Building a Platform of Common Knowledge for Environmental Rule of Law, with the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF). The consultation aimed at bringing together key ENGOs to collectively reflect on how to best organize existing experiences to make key information available for all citizens, ENGOs and different stakeholders to participate in addressing common environmental challenges at a greater scale.
Discover the Summer Migrators in HainanJun 21, 2016To understand more about water birds in Hainan, Hainan Bird Watching Society, under the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Global Environment Facility (GEF) Hainan Wetland Project, conducted the first survey on Hainan island costal water birds in the summer, from June 17th to 19th
Fill Two Needs with One DeedJun 20, 2016A high-level forum on China’s Green Development and Poverty Alleviation was held in Beijing. Themed “Biomass Energy Industrial Poverty Alleviation”, this forum aimed to generate the discussion and share experiences amongst the public and private sectors
Go Green and Keep the Blue CoolJun 15, 2016An event themed Going Green-Keeping the Blue Cool was held at the United Nations Compound to advocate the importance of green technology to change old patterns of development and lifestyle towards a more environmental friendly society.
UNDP Co-hosts 2016 Annual Rule of Law Roundtable and Launches Annual Report on China’s Judicial ReformJun 14, 2016On the 14th June, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ford Foundation convened the 2016 annual Rule of Law Roundtable, bringing together 39 representatives of 26 organizations from the international community, civil society organizations and academia for discussions around this year’s theme on the role of lawyers in judicial reform.
The largest group of Chinese Alligators Returns to the WildJun 8, 201618 adult captive-bred Chinese alligators were released into the Gaojingmiao State Forest Farm in Langxi County by the Anhui Yangtze River Alligator National Nature Reserve (NNR) on May 22nd, to boost the population of these endangered species.
Replicating China’s E-Waste Recycling ModelJun 2, 2016Today, participants from over 13 countries came together to learn from China’s experience in managing the mounting E-waste recycling challenge and be inspired by China’s e-waste management systems, practices, disposal and treatment technologies and how these can be applied and replicated throughout the world.
Film star Michelle Yeoh kicks off UNDP’s panda cub-naming competition to promote Global GoalsMay 31, 2016Award-winning global movie star and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh has teamed up with UNDP’s first-ever Animal Ambassadors, two panda cubs, to kick off the Pandas for the Global Goals campaign. The highlight of the initiative is a worldwide competition with a once-in-a-lifetime prize: the opportunity to name the two rare baby pandas.