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  • Half-Way Updates on Wetland Protection EffortsJul 21, 2016A debriefing session on the Mid-Term Review of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) –Global Environment Facility (GEF) Wetland Mainstream of Life (MSL) Programme was held in Beijing on July 18th. The Programme Mid-Term Review Team, comprised of 6 experts in biodiversity conservation effectiveness evaluation and conducted field assessments in Hainan, Hubei, Anhui and Xinjiang presented their preliminary findings from the field.

  • Platform for a Better Protected Qinghai-Tibet PlateauJul 18, 2016The International Conference on Biodiversity Conservation in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau was held in Yushu, Qinghai Province during July 13th - 14th.

  • Draw the Beauty of the WetlandJul 8, 2016The 2016 Hainan Natural Journal Contest, themed “Unveiling the wetlands”, is officially launched today in Haikou city, Hainan Province. With the goal to enhance the public’s understanding and knowledge about wetlands, the United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (GEF) Hainan Wetland Project co-hosted this contest together with Squirrel School, a local NGO working on environment education for public.

  • UNDP Convenes Expert Consultation on Women’s Land Rights in ChinaJun 29, 2016On 29 June, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)China convened an expert consultation workshop on women’s land rights in China in support of our landmark study in collaboration with China Law Society. Around thirty leading experts from local judiciaries, land administration bodies, women’s rights organisations, government think tanks and universities gathered to offer insights and comments to the research team on the preliminary results of the project and to discuss strategies for policy recommendations and advocacy.

  • Experience Sharing Workshop on Community Disaster Reduction and ReliefJun 28, 2016On 28 June, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China, as part of the Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project (CBDM Asia Phase II), co-hosted an Experience Sharing Workshop on Community Disaster Reduction and Relief in Chengdu, China

  • UNDP China Visits MalawiJun 27, 2016Representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, visited Malawi to launch the Small Grants Scheme, the first trilateral cooperation between the People’s Republic of China, Government of Malawi and UNDP in which community based organisations from disaster prone areas of Malawi will receive small grants to implement disaster risk management projects in their communities.

  • Ensuring a Fair and Equitable Share for Biodiversity ConservationJun 24, 2016Aiming to enhance the conservation and sustainable use of biological resources in China, the United Nations Development Programme-Global Environment Facility (GEF) “Developing and Implementing the National Framework on Access to and Benefit Sharing (ABS) of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge” Project

  • Making Environmental Law Work: UNDP Co-organises Consultation to Test Proposal for a Platform of Common KnowledgeJun 22, 2016On 20 June, UNDP China co-organized a multi-stakeholders’ consultation on Building a Platform of Common Knowledge for Environmental Rule of Law, with the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF). The consultation aimed at bringing together key ENGOs to collectively reflect on how to best organize existing experiences to make key information available for all citizens, ENGOs and different stakeholders to participate in addressing common environmental challenges at a greater scale.

  • Discover the Summer Migrators in HainanJun 21, 2016To understand more about water birds in Hainan, Hainan Bird Watching Society, under the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Global Environment Facility (GEF) Hainan Wetland Project, conducted the first survey on Hainan island costal water birds in the summer, from June 17th to 19th

  • Fill Two Needs with One DeedJun 20, 2016A high-level forum on China’s Green Development and Poverty Alleviation was held in Beijing. Themed “Biomass Energy Industrial Poverty Alleviation”, this forum aimed to generate the discussion and share experiences amongst the public and private sectors