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  • 06 Dec 2013
    UNDP helps launch "The Future We Want" Event in Beijing

    The Future We Want is an opportunity for a national and international conversation about how to achieve a better future for our children. This year the focus will be mainly on transport solutions. The ceremony included speeches from UNDP, China Business Network, the World Wide Fund and from sponsors Giant Bicycles and Samsung. These immediately grappled with questions about building a better future – considering solutions in green technology and green transport amongst others.

  • 18 Nov 2013
    International conference offers insight into combating corruption via rule of law

    An international conference on the “Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption” was held in Beijing from 16 -17 November. The event was sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and co-organised by the CASS Institute of Law and the United Nations Development Programme

  • 17 Nov 2013
    Inclusive growth for global markets discussed at Multinational Corporations Leaders Roundtable

    The 6th Multinational Corporation Leaders Roundtable was held on 16 November. The event was supported by UNDP, with discussions focused on multinational investment, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable development.

  • 08 Nov 2013
    2013 China Right Here Awards

    The annual China Right Here Award Ceremony, a prominent television event recognizing the outstanding achievements of expatriates living in China, took place on 08 November at the Water Cube in Beijing.

  • 03 Nov 2013
    Emerging economies highlighted at international policy forum

    The 2013 Economic Policy Forum on Emerging Economies was held in Haikou, Hainan from 1-3 November 2013.

  • 30 Oct 2013
    Regional development plans approved at 14th Greater Tumen Initiative meeting

    The 14th Meeting of the Greater Tumen Initiative (GTI) Consultative Commission was held on 30 October 2013.

  • 25 Oct 2013
    Xu Haoliang, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Asia-Pacific Bureau Director, visits China

    From 23 to 25 October, Xu Haoliang, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Director of the Asia-Pacific Bureau of UNDP, visited China. During his visit Mr. Xu met with a wide range of members of the Chinese government, including from the Ministry of Commerce, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee.

  • 18 Oct 2013
    Rebeca Grynspan talks sustainable urban development at Macao Polytechnic Institute

    UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan delivered a speech on the sustainable development of cities based on the newly-launched 2013 National Human Development Report (NHDR) entitled “Sustainable and Liveable Cities: Toward Ecological Civilisation” during an event co-organised by UNDP China and the Macao Polytechnic Institute.

  • 26 Sep 2013
    UNDP China launches first E-book: “Working with Civil Society in Foreign Aid – Possibilities for South-South Cooperation?”

    UNDP China launched its first e-book, “Working with civil society in foreign aid – Possibilities for South-South cooperation?” today. The book aims to be a resource for South-South cooperation providers looking into possible ways of working with civil society organisations (CSOs) in their future foreign assistance efforts.

  • 23 Sep 2013
    UNDP showcased at the 2013 China Charity Fair

    UNDP, with its exhibition area dedicated to the theme “Every Chinese Dream Matters,” saw the opening of the 2013 China Charity Fair, the second induction of a now annual event, and a renowned philanthropy exhibition also known as China’s “Charity Oscars.”

  • 23 Sep 2013
    The peace movement: celebration and education

    The International Day of Peace and China-South Asia Peace and Development Forum, co-sponsored for the fourth time by UNDP and the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD), gathered representatives of regional governments, non-governmental organizations, think-tanks, and media for discussions under the theme of “Education for Peace.”

  • 22 Sep 2013
    Seminar on Systems and Reforms of Social Public Services

    The seminar on Administrative System Reform of Public Service Units was held in Beijing on 22 September 2013. Co-organised by the China Research Society for Public Sector Reform, the United Nations Development Programme, the Chinese Public Administration Society, the China Society of Administration Reform, and the China Welfare Lottery Issuing and Management Centre, this Seminar brought together government officials, local practitioners, representatives from research institutions, think tanks, and leading scholars from selected countries to exchange ideas on improving public and social services provision.

  • 30 Aug 2013
    UNDP China launches official WeChat account

    The United Nations Development Programme today announced the launch of its official account on WeChat, one of the largest social media platforms in the world with around 400 million users.

  • 28 Aug 2013
    Helen Clark tours UNDP project sites around Beijing

    Following yesterday’s National Human Development Report launch in Beijing, Helen Clark spent today touring several UNDP project sites around Beijing after a morning meeting with Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi.

  • 27 Aug 2013
    UNDP China launches 2013 National Human Development Report on Sustainable Cities

    China’s accelerating urbanisation is approaching a critical stage, and how this is managed will have wide ramifications for the outcomes many of China’s present development challenges, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China’s 2013 National Human Development Report (NHDR), launched today.

  • 18 Aug 2013
    UNDP hosts Being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender In Asia China Community Dialogue

    Today saw the conclusion of a three day event in which UNDP hosted a China Community Dialogue on the theme of Being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) in Asia.

  • 29 Jul 2013
    UNDP and Tibet strengthen ties

    A six-day field mission to Lhasa, Tibet by the United Nations Development Programme and China International Centre for Economic and Technical Exchanges to meet with government and project counterparts in Tibet was concluded today.

  • 09 Jul 2013
    China-Africa Poverty Reduction and Development Conference convened in Hangzhou

    The event convened more than 70 representatives from China and Africa, including those from 15 African Governments, universities and businesses, as well as representatives from international organisations including UNDP and the World Bank.

  • 01 Jul 2013
    UNDP hosts "Interpreting the Chinese Dream: Challenges facing the New Leadership" policy dialogue

    A policy dialogue on “Interpreting the Chinese Dream: Challenges Facing the New Leadership” was held in the United Nations Compound in Beijing. In attendance were the Austrian, Brazilian and Philippine ambassadors to China, representatives from country embassies and officials from a wide range of interested international organisations.

  • 30 Jun 2013
    Under-Secretary-General opens symposium on think-tank development

    United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Mr. Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal attended the “Think Tank Building the Foundation of China Dream Symposium,” sponsored by UNDP, the China Regional Development and Reform Institute and the Expert Committee on Distinguished Experts of All-China Federation of Returned Overseas.