Making UN’s New Development Goals WorkSep 25, 2015Here in China, preparations are underway for Mid-Autumn Festival. At the same time, the United Nations is preparing for another major event. On Sept 25, just before the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly, member states will adopt a new set of Sustainable Development Goals, now being publicized on social media under Global Goals and Action2015. President Xi Jinping will join more than 150 leaders from other countries at the UN Headquarters in New York to participate in this historic moment.
Critical Role of Philanthropy in International Development explored at the Fourth China Charity Fair in ShenzhenSep 18, 2015On 18 September 2015, the Fourth China Charity Fair (CCF) was launched in Shenzhen. CCF is the largest national charity event held in China, co-hosted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MoCA), State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce, People’s Government of Guangdong Province, People’s Government of Shenzhen, and China Charity Alliance.
China's Helping Role in Developing Nations' GrowthSep 17, 2015Since the 1950s, China has been providing what is known as South-South Cooperation to other developing countries in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and elsewhere. Such cooperation has been received with open arms by all countries, and has increasingly been delivered in partnership with organizations such as ours, the United Nations Development Programme.
UNDP & China Soong Ching Ling Foundation Join Together to Promote Sustainable Human Development Sep 15, 2015Just one week before the UN General Assembly and the Global Women’s Summit in September, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCL) and UNDP China was jointly signed by both parties. The MOU is aiming to promote sustainable human development through joint collaborations in social and economic development, equipped with a specific gender lens to enhance gender equality, women’s empowerment and to advance women’s development.
Forum Held to Promote Innovative and Inclusive Financing Sep 11, 2015An international forum was held today in Beijing to discuss internet finance regulatory policies and share innovative practices, in China and around the world. The event was jointly hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchange (CICETE) and the China Association of Microfinance and Huizhong Wealth Management.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Answers Netizens’ QuestionsSep 2, 2015On 2 September 2015, as part of his official visit to China, the United Nations Secretary- General, Ban Ki- moon answered a set of questions by Chinese netizens. A week before the Secretary-General’s visit to Beijing, Baidu Post Bar users were asked to submit their questions, and over 2,000 questions were received.
A Market-Based Approach to Pollution Reduction of VehiclesAug 31, 2015UNDP in collaboration with the China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchange (CICETE) has launched ‘The Innovation of New Mechanism for Smog Control in Beijing City Project’.
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-supported Pole to Paris Campaign Reaches More at Tsinghua UniversityAug 21, 2015On August 21st, UNDP and Pole to Paris participated at the Science and Technology Leadership Association (STeLA) Forum at Tsinghua University. Pole to Paris is a public awareness campaign ahead of COP21 in Paris, dedicated to addressing climate change by documenting the journey of two scientists, all the while promoting low-carbon lifestyle as they pass through over 15 countries, from the poles to Paris, by bicycle and foot.
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