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.
Hainan’s Bird-loving Week: Raising public awareness about the protection of China’s diverse wildlifeApr 1, 2016The 2016 Hainan Bird-loving Week, themed Protecting Birds according to the law, building a beautiful China, was kicked off at Yingcai Primary School in Haikou City, Hainan Province on March 27. The Hainan Project co-hosted the event along with the Hainan Forestry Department, and Haikou Country People’s government with the goal to increase public awareness on wildlife protection. The Hainan project is part of the greater United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)- Global Environment Facility (GEF) Wetland Protected Area System Strengthening for Biodiversity Conservation programme.
Gathering OECD and Other Experts’ Reactions to UNDP’s Report on Chinese Companies’ Impact on DevelopmentMar 16, 2016Linked to China’s restructuring of its own economy, China is increasing its investment in other countries at a fast rate. Chinese outward direct investment has been rising at an average rate of 36.4% each year since 2000, and with new international commitments through, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the “Belt and Road” initiative, the New Development Bank of the BRICS, and the Forum of China-Africa Co-operation, Chinese companies are becoming ever more apparent in other countries, especially in developing countries. Although their presence is welcomed in principle and spirit by many developing countries, on the ground, the experience of these companies, and that of the populations they are engaging with, has been far more complex.
A Blueprint for Trans Health: Filling the knowledge gap in ChinaMar 2, 2016On 2 March 2016, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Asia-Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) launched the Chinese version of the “Blueprint for the Provision of Comprehensive Care for Trans People and Trans Communities in Asia and the Pacific”, also known as the “Trans Health Blueprint”.
Report Launch: A timely reminder on “Rebalancing Global Governance: Opportunities for China and G20 beyond 2015”Feb 25, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China today released Rebalancing Global Economic Governance: Opportunities for China and the G20 Beyond 2015, a major report which recommends that the Group of Twenty (G20) use the opportunity of the Chinese Presidency this year to work together to deliver a development-focused agenda
Launch of China Carbon Market Research Report 2016Feb 23, 2016Today, the Environomist China Carbon Market Research Report 2016 was launched at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) compound. Environomist Ltd. is a carbon consulting company experienced in the area of carbon management in China. With contributions from major stakeholders in the development of the country’s carbon markets
Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable LivelihoodsFeb 2, 2016February 2nd, 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Wetlands Day. This year the occasion was themed “Wetlands for our future: sustainable livelihoods”.
Localizing the SDGs: Consultation and Needs Assessment Workshop in HaiyangJan 22, 2016A Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) localization workshop was held in Haiyang, Shandong Province, by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, and the Haiyang government 18-20 January 2016. This was the first time that UNDP co-organised a workshop on SDGs.
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