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  • 02 May 2012
    UNDP administrator to visit China ahead of Rio+20

    Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, will pay an official visit to China from 16 to 19 May.

  • 18 Apr 2012
    United Nations Theme Group on China in the World Meeting addressed by CDB

    On 18 April 2012, UNDP and CDB hosted a UN Theme Group on China in the World extended meeting.

  • 06 Apr 2012
    Model United Nations Prepares Students for Engagement at Rio+20

    More than 400 students participating in the 2012 Beijing Model United Nations were given insights into the issues and challenges that will be discussed by world leaders when they gather at the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development later this year.

  • 30 Mar 2012
    UNDP China Programmes Recognised Following Regional Awards

    An award ceremony was held in Beijing to acknowledge a series of awards received by the UNDP China Office at the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific Cluster Meeting in Delhi (India).

  • 27 Mar 2012
    Policy Dialogue Highlights Social and Political Progress in China

    Identifying China’s achievements in social and political reform over the last 30 years was at the heart of a UNDP Policy Dialogue led by Professor Yu Keping of the China Centre for Comparative Politics and Economics and the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau.

  • 26 Mar 2012
    Optimising Public Participation in Law-Making Leads to Greater Trust

    Recognising public participation as an integral part of the law making process in China, an international workshop was held in Changsha, Hunan Province, on 26-28 March 2012.

  • 26 Mar 2012
    China Shares International Experiences in Legal Harmonisation

    As part of this work, a forum was held in Huangshan, Anhui Province, on 26-28 March 2012, to share international experiences in ensuring legal harmonisation between the constitution, laws, administrative legislations and the role played by parliament.

  • 25 Mar 2012
    UNDP to Support Equitable, Sustainable and Clean Urbanisation in China

    The China International Urbanisation Forum was held on 25 March 2012 in Luodian Town, Baishan District – the location of UNDPs pilot sites testing innovative approaches to promote social inclusion for migrant workers and their families in Shanghai's rapid urbanisation process.

  • 05 Mar 2012
    UNDP to Focus on Social Governance and Water Resource Management in Ningbo

    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. Renata Dessallien, travelled to Ningbo on 5-6 March 2012, to hold discussions on potential areas of cooperation.

  • 18 Feb 2012
    Support for Ethnic Women's Entrepreneurship Partnership gains momentum

    Efforts to help ethnic minority women living in poor rural communities start their own small businesses gained overwhelming support from more than 12,000 participants at the Mary Kay Cosmetics China Leadership Meeting in Macao.

  • 10 Feb 2012
    Civil Society Organisations make further breakthrough in environment rights protection

    Following some major breakthroughs in the promotion of environmental rights, a joint press briefing was organised by the UNDP and the All-China Environment Federation (ACEF) on 10 February 2012, in Beijing.

  • 03 Feb 2012
    Deadline extended: Asia-Pacific Cartoon Contest on Climate Change and Human Development

    The deadline for submissions to the Asia-Pacific Cartoon Contest on Climate Change and Human Development has been extended, and the call for submissions for the cartoon contest will now run until February 21st 2012.

  • 08 Jan 2012
    Local Governance Innovation and Excellence Recognised at Award Ceremony

    As China continues to progress towards its vision of creating a equitable and harmonious Xiaokang society, Ms. Silvia Morimoto, UNDP Deputy Country Director, attended the 6th Innovations and Excellence in Chinese Local Governance Award Ceremony on 8 January 2012.

  • 27 Dec 2011
    China-Cambodia-UNDP Trilateral Cooperation Pilot

    On 27 December 2011, UNDP and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) launched a pioneering joint pilot initiative with the Government of Cambodia. More than 30 participants took part in a three-week training course on cassava cultivation techniques, under an initiative established as part of a Memorandum of Understanding between UNDP and China to promote South-South Cooperation.

  • 23 Dec 2011
    China and UNDP Extend Technical Services to Sri Lanka

    In conjunction with UNDP's efforts to promote South-South Cooperation and export its highly successful Technical Task Force (TTF) model to other developing countries around the world, UNDP China and UNDP Sri Lanka came together to organise a high-level overseas mission for the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and arranged in-depth dialogue sessions with the Sri Lankan Government on 18-23 December 2011.

  • 16 Dec 2011
    China’s Young Migrants Receive Support from MDG Achievement Fund

    ollowing sustained efforts to support the government's implementation of relevant policies designed to protect the interests of migrant workers, a closing symposium was held by the UN System in China on 15-16 December 2011, to celebrate achievements made during a joint three-year programme under the Millennium Development Goal Achievement Fund's Youth, Employment and Migration initiative.

  • 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.

  • 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.