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  • UNDP Participates in New Development Bank Launch SeminarJul 21, 2015The United Nations Development Programme today joined leaders from the New Development Bank (NBD) and the Chinese Ministry of Finance as well as senior representatives from global multilateral institutional, government and academia at an international seminar held after the new bank’s opening ceremony in Shanghai.

  • UNDP organizes workshop on HIV-related access to justiceJul 10, 2015UNDP China today concluded a workshop in Kunming, Yunnan Province on strengthening legal aid and access to justice for people living with and most affected by HIV. The three-day workshop brought together representatives from a number of organizations for people living with HIV and vulnerable populations including sex workers, sexual minorities and people who use drugs.

  • Meeting announces UNDP progress in phasing out HCFC chemicalsJul 3, 2015The second coordination meeting on HCFC chemical Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) was held on July 3rd and 4th . As the lead agency coordinating all the international organizations working under the HPMP, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-chaired the meeting with the Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of Ministry of Environmental Protection (FECO/MEP). Representatives from the government, technical experts from industry associations and technical institutions were also present.

  • @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.

  • UNDP Signs Memorandum of Understanding with HengchangJun 16, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing Hengchang Litong Investment Management Co. Ltd. (Hengchang). This agreement will see Hengchang provide support with investment to a UNDP-backed straw recycling project in Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province, as well support to UNDP’s work in China on poverty reduction and equitable development, including on inclusive finance.

  • 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).