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  • @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.

  • Training Staff on Better Wetland ConservationJun 9, 2015To better monitor and conserve wetland biodiversity in Hubei province, Hubei Wetland Project, hosts a three-day training with 30 staff from Hubei Provincial Wetland Protected Areas. The project is part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) Wetland Protected Area (PA) System Strengthening for Biodiversity Conservation initiative.

  • UNDP China to Support Pole to ParisJun 5, 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.

  • Biodiversity day reinforces protection of the world’s largest land animal May 22, 2015Today, May 22nd marks the “International Day for Biological Diversity” and UNDP along with other Chinese enterprises and NGOs are reinforcing the protection of the world’s largest land animal – the elephant. In efforts to increase understanding, awareness and discussion around biodiversity issues, Ms. Hannah Ryder, Head of Policy and Partnerships at UNDP China spoke at the Tencent Center for Internet & Society on ending online illegal wildlife trade.

  • UNDP hosts workshop for private sector engagement in Climate Change mitigationMay 19, 2015A regional workshop on Engaging the Private Sector to Contribute to Climate Change Mitigation was held in Beijing on May 19-21st. More than 70 people from 22 countries including policy makers, climate change experts, representatives from private sectors, along with national representatives from Viet Nam, Bhutan, Indonesia, China participated and discussed public and private policy interventions for climate change mitigation. The event was jointly held by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

  • UNDP uses social media to promote the rights of people with disabilitiesMay 17, 2015Today, on China’s 25th National Day for Helping Persons with Disabilities, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joined with WeChat’s Voice Donor campaign to promote the rights of persons with disabilities by mobilising the public to crowd source voice recordings to produce audio books for people with visual impairment over WeChat.

  • UNDP and UNESCO celebrate International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in BeijingMay 15, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today welcomed experts, educators, students and LGBTQI people at an event to mark the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

  • Stakeholders’ voices keeps Fuel Cell Vehicle development on the road to success May 8, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China today conducted a Project Appraisal Committee (PAC) meeting to formally review the design of the “UNDP-GEF Accelerating the Development and Commercialization of Fuel Cell Vehicles (FCV) in China” project and seek recommendations from stakeholders.

  • Embracing the market for cleaner air in BeijingMay 7, 2015Supporting Beijing’s drive for greater energy-efficiency and cleaner air, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a new project to help the city get old vehicles off the road and promote the use of new energy-efficient vehicles.