UNDP and China Development Bank: a Strategic Partnership to Support Sustainable Development along the Belt and Road
May 16, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the China Development Bank (CDB) held a High-Level Dialogue in Beijing, to strengthen a strategic partnership to support the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative BRI (BRI), and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Stop POPs by Making the Right Choice
May 8, 2017
To increase the local communities’ understanding of the environmental benefits of disposing of e-wastes through qualified dismantling companies a public awareness raising event was organized at Guangba Road community in Hubei.
Love Bird Week Kicked-Off in Altai Special School
May 8, 2017
Aiyikumus is a student in the Special school of Altai Prefecture, Xinjiang. She participated in the first session of the series event “Wild Animals Protection Awareness Month and Love Birds Week” in her school hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) Xinjiang Wetland, the Altai Mountains Forestry Bureau and Liangheyuan Provincial Nature Reserve Management Bureau.
Supporting Youth Education on Wetland Protection
May 4, 2017
To educate youngsters living close to an important wetland protected area in Anhui Province, the “Guichi Maotan School of Wetland” initiative was launched in late April together by the United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (GEF) Anhui Wetland project and the Shibasuo provincial nature reserve (NR) management office
Protecting the Home of Endangered Species
Apr 30, 2017
To assist Rudong county government on designating Xiaoyangkou mudflat as a protected area for Spoon-billed Sandpiper, a critically endangered species, and other waterbird species, UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (YSLME) Phase II Project Chief Technical Adviser Yinfeng Guo and experts from the State Oceanic Administration conducted a field visit in Rudong County.
SDGs Vocalization: Launch of UNDP "2030 Global Goals • Original Songwriting Contest”
Apr 27, 2017
Jointly initiated by the UNDP China and Echo, an innovative music platform, this campaign aims to bring to attention and stimulate action among the public on implementing the 2030 Agenda with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Training Course on Earthquake Emergency Search and Rescue held in Beijing
Apr 18, 2017
In recent years, earthquakes have occurred more frequently and unexpectedly across the world, with a total of 17 in 2016 in countries ranging from Burma to Ecuador and New Zealand. Due to the huge economic, environmental and social effects earthquakes can have on communities in the affected countries, improving Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) has been recognized as an essential goal for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ensuring that communities receive both rapid support and operational training.
Protecting Ozone Layer with Balanced Development
Apr 12, 2017
To recognize the achievements of phasing out ozone depleting substances (ODS) in the solvent sector and preparing more enterprises to join the continuous initiative, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), together with the Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of Ministry of Environmental Protection (FECO/MEP), hosted a workshop during in Jiangsu Province.
Norwegian Prime Minister meets with UNDP Representatives during Delegation visit
Apr 12, 2017
Norway’s Prime Minister H.E. Erna Solberg led a Norwegian delegation on an official visit to China from 7th to 10th April. The main purpose of the visit was to meet Chinese leaders and renew political and economic cooperation with China.
Greening the Logistics Industry in Zhejiang Province
Mar 30, 2017
Aiming to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Chinese logistics industry and freight transport sector, a new project focusing on promoting energy efficient and environmental friendly operation practices in the logistics industry in Zhejiang province was launched on March 24th.