The First Porpoise Baby Born in CaptivityMay 29, 2016Hubei, China -- A female finless porpoise, named “E E”, delivered the world first net-cage born baby finless porpoise on May 22nd, in the Yangtze River Tian’e zhou National Nature Reserve (NNR), which is one of the eight United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)- Global Environment Facility (GEF) Hubei Wetland Project Pilot Sites.
Bigger Plans for the Stronger Ozone ProtectionMay 27, 2016The 76th meeting of the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol (MP) was held in Montreal, Canada from May 8 to 13th. Together with representatives from the Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO), Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), China Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Industry Association (CRAA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China participated in
Nothing About Us Without Us: Participatory Training Workshop on Disability Rights Conducted in WuhanMay 22, 2016UNDP China partnered with the Wuhan University Public Interest and Development Law Institute (PIDLI) to organize a two-day Disability Equality Training (DET) in Wuhan.
UNDP Participates in the Forum on Urban Governance Systems, Mechanisms and InnovationsMay 17, 2016UNDP China participated in the Eighth Annual Meeting of China Society for Public Sector Reform (CSPSR) and the Forum on Urban Governance Systems, Mechanisms and Innovations, held in Chengdu on 17th May 2016.
Love Birds Week is Back in AltaiMay 6, 2016To raise awareness on wildlife protection, the United Nations Develop Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) project in the Altai Mountains and Wetlands, alongside the Altai Mountains Forestry Bureau and Liangheyuan Provincial Nature Reserve Management Bureau, co-host the annual Love Birds Week. It included 6 activities such as bird watching and lectures to educate the key stakeholders to better protect the wildlife and ecosystem in Altai.
Promoting Low Carbon Development Initiatives: The story of China and IndiaMay 4, 2016The concept of low carbon development is an important one in both China and India. In China, the National Development and Reforms Commission (NDRC) describes low-carbon development as the development of a socio-economic system that can realize low carbon emissions. India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) highlights the co-benefit approach for low carbon activities that could in turn ensure energy security, reduced local pollution, and increase access to energy through distributed and decentralized forms of energy systems.
Discussion on the Development of Biomass Energy in ChinaMay 4, 2016To correspond with Earth Day 2016, a roundtable discussion on the challenges in developing biomass energy in China was hosted at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China. Mr. Patrick Havermen, UNDP Deputy Country Director, discussed the problems and potential solutions with biomass experts from research institutes and academia.
UNDP China releases pioneering study on China’s South-south Cooperation on Climate Change Mitigation and AdaptationApr 22, 2016With a record number of countries preparing to sign the Paris Agreement today at a high-level meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, UNDP China is pleased to share its report: More Money More money, more impact? China’s Climate Change South-South Cooperation to date and future trends. South-South cooperation is an increasingly crucial component in tackling climate change and China is taking a leading role in helping other developing countries to ensure that their commitments made in the Paris Agreement can be met.
Yi Minority and Nepali weaving communities join forces to launch collection at Shanghai Fashion Week 2016Apr 15, 2016On the 15th April, a collection of cross-culture artisan products combining Yi embroidery from Yongren Country of Yunnan Province and Pashmina from Nepal, part of the Project on Empowerment of Women for Culture-based Livelihood Development, was launched at a side event during Shanghai Fashion Week.
UNDP Tops Global Index for International Aid Transparency for Second Consecutive YearApr 13, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent aid organisation in the world, according to a leading global ranking released today.
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