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  • UNDP and Athletics for a Better World Celebrate International Partnerships in SportsAug 26, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Athletics for a Better World (ABW), a foundation of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), co-hosted a celebration demonstrating the importance of sport in uniting people across national boundaries. On Wednesday 26th August the two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding to celebrate international partnerships in sports and cooperate to promote sustainable, inclusive human development to make the world a better place.

  • UNDP Celebrates the World Athletic Championships by Participating in 10km Running EventAug 22, 2015The IAAF World Athletics Championships are being hosted in Beijing between August 22nd and August 31st. To celebrate UNDP in partnership with Athletes for a Better World (ABW, the Foundation of the International Association of Athletics Federations) invited members of the Beijing international diplomatic community to participate in a 10km running event, held during day 1 of the championships (22nd August.)

  • UNDP China to Support Pole to ParisAug 20, 2015This year UNDP China will support the Pole to Paris campaign to help raise public awareness of climate change issues in the context of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in December.

  • Roundtable on Fuel Cell Vehicles Unlocks Mass Cooperation OpportunitiesAug 11, 2015A group of representatives from the government, academia and private sector in the area of Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) development were invited by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China on August 11th to participate in an FCV partnership roundtable session. Chaired by Patrick Haverman, UNDP China Deputy Country Director, the event provided better support and cooperation opportunities to an upcoming Global Environment Facility (GEF) project as well as promoted the formulation of a UNDP-China FCV partnership.

  • UNDP Participates in New Development Bank Launch SeminarJul 21, 2015The United Nations Development Programme today joined leaders from the New Development Bank (NBD) and the Chinese Ministry of Finance as well as senior representatives from global multilateral institutional, government and academia at an international seminar held after the new bank’s opening ceremony in Shanghai.

  • UNDP organizes workshop on HIV-related access to justiceJul 10, 2015UNDP China today concluded a workshop in Kunming, Yunnan Province on strengthening legal aid and access to justice for people living with and most affected by HIV. The three-day workshop brought together representatives from a number of organizations for people living with HIV and vulnerable populations including sex workers, sexual minorities and people who use drugs.

  • Meeting announces UNDP progress in phasing out HCFC chemicalsJul 3, 2015The second coordination meeting on HCFC chemical Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) was held on July 3rd and 4th . As the lead agency coordinating all the international organizations working under the HPMP, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-chaired the meeting with the Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of Ministry of Environmental Protection (FECO/MEP). Representatives from the government, technical experts from industry associations and technical institutions were also present.

  • @Her Plan: A resource generating platform for female entrepreneurshipJun 30, 2015The @Her Entrepreneurship Plan was launched today in agreement with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), China Women Development Foundation (CWDF) and All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF). @Her is as an integrated resource platform aimed at mobilizing new thinking, new technology and new public-private mechanisms for female entrepreneurship.

  • UNDP Hosts Consultation Workshop for China National Human Development Report 2015Jun 24, 2015Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) held a joint consultation workshop to support the production of UNDP’s next flagship National Human Development Report (NHDR) for China, by seeking expert comment on the first draft.

  • UNDP Signs Memorandum of Understanding with HengchangJun 16, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing Hengchang Litong Investment Management Co. Ltd. (Hengchang). This agreement will see Hengchang provide support with investment to a UNDP-backed straw recycling project in Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province, as well support to UNDP’s work in China on poverty reduction and equitable development, including on inclusive finance.