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  • 19 Jan 2013
    Power of Philanthropy: Annual Conference of Philanthropy China 2012

    This annual meeting, guided by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and co-hosted by China Charity & Donation Information Center together with over 20 charity groups, demonstrated the achievements and contributions made by philanthropic circle in China in the past year and awarded “2012 individual of philanthropic promotion”.

  • 16 Jan 2013
    China-Africa Seminar on Economic and Technological Development Zones and Sustainable Development

    The China-Africa Seminar on Economic and Technological Development Zones (ETDZs) and Sustainable Development was convened on 16-22 January 2013 in Beijing and Chongqing, co-sponsored by UNDP and International Poverty Reduction Centre in China (IPRCC).

  • 14 Jan 2013
    Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project

    The Ministry of Civil Affairs of China, the UK Department for International Development (DfID) and the United Nations development Programme (UNDP) today launched a new programme to help low income countries in Asia improve their resilience to natural disasters.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UN China goes green

    In an effort to promote low carbon travel among the UN staff in China, UNDP launched a pilot initiative through which employees will now be able to travel to meetings and other engagements using 3 new UN bikes.

  • 18 Jul 2012
    UN Chief Applauds Chinese Participation in “ The Future We Want” Campaign

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the Chinese people for joining hundreds of millions of people around the world in sharing their visions and hopes for the future at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in June, known as Rio+20. His remarks came at a event held today in Beijing recognizing the millions of people in China who participated through social media in a global campaign called "The Future We Want", which he personally launched in 2011.

  • 02 Jul 2012
    Income Distribution Report Indicates Slowdown in Inequality Increase

    A report on the impacts of policies that affect income distribution was launched at a workshop to promote equitable development in China. The report, entitled “China - Income Distribution during a Transition Period”, was undertaken by the China Development Research Foundation with support from UNDP, and places special emphasis on policies adopted since the turn of the century.

  • 26 Jun 2012
    CSR Seminar Explores the Differences Between Increasing Profit and Maximising Value

    At a seminar aimed at improving understanding between the public and private sector, Mr. Paul Mak, President of Mary Kay (China), gave an insightful presentation on the differences between increasing profit and maximising value for society.

  • 25 Jun 2012
    Governance for Equitable Development Programme Holds Closing Ceremony

    After five year of close cooperation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), European Union and the government of China held a closing ceremony to mark the end of the Governance for Equitable (GED) programme.

  • 23 Jun 2012
    Corporate Social Responsibility: Moving Beyond Philanthropy

    Against the backdrop of the ongoing financial crisis, The 5th Multinational Corporations Leaders Roundtable has provided a timely boost to sustainable development efforts, with companies being encouraged to engage in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) through their overseas operations.

  • 21 Jun 2012
    “2032: The Future We Want” Highlights Chinese People’s Hopes for the Future

    A new public-service film entitled "2032: The Future We Want" has been produced and released by UNDP China, supported by the Department of Public Information of the UN Headquarters. Designed to draw on the convening power of Rio+20, the five minute film contains powerful expressions of hope and inspiration from people across China whose messages were broadcast to state leaders and a global audience during the UN summit.

  • 20 Jun 2012
    China’s Green Transformation: Efforts, Practices and Future

    UNDP and the Ministry of Science and Technology held a side event to promote the Administrative Centre for China's Agenda 21 (ACCA21) at Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

  • 19 Jun 2012
    Shared Green Technologies Can Drive Global Economic Growth, Protect the Environment

    The potential for green technologies to contribute to environmentally sustainable economic growth was at the centre of a side event held by UNDP and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology in Rio de Janeiro.

  • 18 Jun 2012
    Global Partnerships Will Help China Share Its Development Experiences with the World

    Sustainable development leaders gathered in Brazil, at a side-event aimed at showcasing China's achievements in poverty alleviation over the past thirty years at Rio+20.

  • 17 Jun 2012
    International Seminar on Combating Desertification Commences in Beijing

    At the opening of the International Seminar on Combating Desertification, an official ceremony was held to coincide with the World Day to Combat Desertification.

  • 14 Jun 2012
    Energy Efficient Air Conditioner Industry to Benefit from UNDP Support

    At the launch of the Green Pioneer of Room Air Conditioners, UNDP unveiled that it is to follow up on its success in helping to establish new national energy efficient refrigerator standards and supply chains, by working with the government on a similar initiative in the air conditioner industry.

  • 13 Jun 2012
    UNDP Beneficiary Receives National Award for Migrating Birds Conservation

    Environmental conservationist, Mr. Yuan Xueshun, also known as China’s ‘Swan Dad’, has received the prestigious ‘2010-2011 China Green Figure’ award for his work in protecting migrating Whopper Swans.

  • 08 Jun 2012
    CSR Report Represents a Step in the Right Direction for China’s Businesses

    As it seeks to enhance its advocacy of the vital role that the private sector will play in pursuit of sustainable development, UNDP joined the China Development Bank Corporation (CDB) at a press conference to launch the CDB Social Responsibility Report 2011.

  • 08 Jun 2012
    Global Governance in Need of Efficient and Inclusive Global Solutions

    In the face of shared challenges regarding effective global governance, Ms. Renata Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, attended the opening ceremony of the China Centre for Global Governance and Development (CCGGD) and delivered a keynote speech on the need for more efficient and truly representative global governance.

  • 04 Jun 2012
    Resident Coordinator Given Insight into Super Ministry Reform

    Ms. Renata Dessallien, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, concluded a visit to Jiangsu Province where she gained insights on the progress of China's Super Ministry Reform initiatives being undertaken at the local level.

  • 30 May 2012
    UNDP Presents Study on the Impact of China’s Accession to the World Trade Organisation

    UNDP released the first study on how China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 has impacted the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDC). The study was presented at the launch of the China Development Research Foundation’s latest publication, “China: Ten Years after WTO Accession”.