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  • 14 Dec 2011
    Emerging Economies Forum on Development Models

    Jointly organised by UNDP, Renmin University and Lingnan University, an international forum on "South-South Sustainability" was held in Hong Kong on 12-14 December 2011.

  • 12 Dec 2011
    UNDP Assists in First Public Interest Litigation Case on Release of Information

    n a major breakthrough of promoting government information disclosure and transparency in China through judicial review in China, UNDP-supported All-China Environment Federation (ACEF) have successfully won the first public interest lawsuit of its kind in China.

  • 09 Dec 2011
    UNDP Co-Sponsors China’s First Food Safety Law Summit, Beijing

    On 9 December, Ms. Renata Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, joined Mr. Li Jianguo, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of the National People’s Congress; Mr. Luo Haocai, Vice Chairman of the 10th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Mr. Chen Jiping, Secretary-General, CPC Committee of China Law Society and Mr. Zhang Yong, Director, Food Safety Law Office of the State Council, in addressing a crowd of senior party, government and academic leaders at China’s First Food Safety Law Summit sponsored by China Law Society in Beijing.

  • 07 Dec 2011
    Speech by Ms. Renata Lok-Dessallien at the Official Side Event Co-hosted by UNDP and NDRC in COP17

  • 05 Dec 2011
    Significant Milestones lead to Celebration of Volunteerism in China

    Commemorative events for the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10), International Volunteer Day and the 30th anniversary of UN Volunteers (UNV) in China were held in China on the 4 and 5 Dec 2011.

  • 05 Dec 2011
    Speech at the China Association of Women Entrepreneurs International Forum by UNDP Deputy Country Director in China, Ms. Silvia Morimoto

  • 05 Dec 2011
    UNDP Showcases the Establishment of China's First National Climate Change Think-Tank at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP17) in Durban

    In the midst of the United Nations Climate Change Forum in Durban, South Africa, a side event was held on 5 December 2011 to showcase the newly formed National Climate Change Strategy Research and International Cooperation Centre (NCSC). The NCSC is the first national level think-tank of its kind in China and has been heralded as a crucial breakthrough in the fight against climate change. As a platform for building partnerships and promoting the sustainable consumption of China’s dwindling natural resources, this event was attended by UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. Renata Dessallien; Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission and Head of the China Delegation to Durban, Mr. Xie Zhenhua; and Director General, Department of Personnel for the National Development and Reform Commission, Mr. Sun Lin.

  • 05 Dec 2011
    UNDP and NDRC Co-host a Side-Event on Green and Low Carbon Development at COP17

    At an official side event held on 5 December 2011 at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, leaders from China’s National Development Reform Commission (NDRC) and United Nations Development Programme gathered together to discuss China’s approach to climate change. More specifically, the agenda of this high level meeting focused on China’s policies and action plans to promote green and low carbon development, including fossil fuel consumption, carbon trading, and addressing the consequences of unbalance growth, as identified by its most recent 12th Five-Year Plan.

  • 05 Dec 2011
    UNDP China resident representative praises the potential of New China Centre on Climate Change at showcase side event during United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa

    Ms. Renata Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, joined Mr. Xie Zhenhua, Vice Chairman of National Development Reform Commission and Head of China Delegation to Durban, and Mr. Sun Lin, Director General, Department of Personnel for the NDRC, in discussing the creation of the National Climate Change Strategy Research and International Cooperation Center (NCSC) at an official side event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. UNDP China views the recently established NCSC as a key avenue for joint collaborations in support of China's climate change efforts.

  • 05 Dec 2011
    Volunteering for Social Harmonious Development Forum and Volunteering Expo

    the Volunteering for Harmonious Social Development Forum and the Volunteer Expo were held by the Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), the School of Social Development and Public Policy of Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Beijing Hui Zeren as part of the events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10).

  • 05 Dec 2011
    UNDP and NDRC Discuss China’s Policies and Action Plans for Green and Low Carbon Development during United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa

    At China's official side event during United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa, leaders from China's National Development Reform Commission (NDRC) and United Nations Development Programme discussed China's policies and actions for addressing climate change and specifically addressed China's Policies and Action Plans for Green and Low Carbon Development as included in the Twelfth Five Year Plan (FYP).

  • 04 Dec 2011
    Beijing Forum on the Harmony of Civilisation

    The 2011 Beijing Forum was held on 4-6 November 2011, with the theme of "The Harmony of Civilisations and Prosperity for All – Tradition and Modernity, Transition and Transformation". As a global platform for finding solutions to human development issues, the forum's 500 participants, including Ms. Renata Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, and senior government leaders and experts from around the world, came together to discuss how to enhance academic development and social progress across the world.

  • 03 Dec 2011
    UNDP China Deputy Country Director Encourages Investing in Women Entrepreneurs, Beijing

    At the China Association of Women Entrepreneurs International Forum held at the Beijing Wanshou Hotel on 3 Dec, Ms. Silvia Morimoto, UNDP China Deputy Country Director, joined Madam Gu Xiulian, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People’s Congress, in addressing more than 300 women business and government leaders on the topic of women and economics. Ms. Morimoto reminded the participants that women are uniquely positioned to have the greatest impact on future economic growth, as well as, on the sustainability of our environment.

  • 02 Dec 2011
    Message from Xinhua News Agency President Li Congjun: Poverty Eradication: Media Should Do More

    This photo, taken in Sudan in 1993 by South African photojournalist Kevin Carter, offers a true look at famine, with the rapacious bird symbolizing poverty that is devouring the weak and helpless. The image has haunted me like a nightmare since the first sight and loomed larger than ever as I co-chaired, with Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator of United Nations Development Program (UNDP), "Zoom-in on Poverty Global Photo Contest".

  • 01 Dec 2011
    30 Years of UN Volunteers in China: a milestone for global development

    Thirty years since the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) undertook its first project in China, a celebration was held to reflect on the contributions that volunteering has made to peace and development over the past three decades. Today's event was organised by UNV China office and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China and coincided with the 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10), an initiative that has unified people around the world to reinvigorate global volunteer service.

  • 01 Dec 2011
    30th anniversary of UNV in China introduction

    Following 30 years of successful operations in China, which has seen million of volunteers come out in support of major international events, such as the 2008 Beijing Olympics and countless charitable organisations around the country, Mr. Napoleon Navarro, UNDP Deputy Country Director, and Mr. Timothy Sutton, United Nations International Children's Education Fund Deputy Representative in China, joined members of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV), at a celebratory event held on 1 December 2011.

  • 28 Nov 2011
    UNDP Helps Inaugurate the 2011 China Global Compact, Beijing

    At an inaugural ceremony for the 2011 China Global Compact held on 28 November, UNDP China Deputy Country Director Silvia Morimoto congratulated the compact on its successes since its initial formation in 2009. Morimoto said, “The Global Compact is significant for the size of its membership (hundreds of the largest companies in China), and especially in its purpose and its commitment.”

  • 24 Nov 2011
    UNDP China Deputy Country Director Serves on International Panel at the 2011 China International Chamber of Commerce for the Private Sector’s International Forum, Beijing

    In a programme moderated by CCTV2’s Mr. Chen Weihong, UNDP China Deputy Country Director Silvia Morimoto discussed the importance of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. “Socially responsible business practices can build trust, overcome conflict, and open up the prospects for long term economic relations,” Morimoto said.

  • 22 Nov 2011
    UNDP China Country Director Christophe Bahuet Addresses Participants at Meeting on Sustainable Development and Enterprise Competitiveness, Beijing

    At the the First Annual Meeting on Sustainable Development and Enterprise Competitiveness held in Beijing on 22 November, Mr. Christophe Bahuet, UNDP China Country Director, welcomed the participants and recognized the importance of such gatherings.

  • 21 Nov 2011
    Speech at the First Annual Meeting on Sustainable Development by UNDP Country Director in China Christophe Bahuet

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