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  • 04 Aug 2011
    China Provincial Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Conference

    At the conclusion of a three-year UNDP ‘Provincial Programmes on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in China’ initiative, a conference was held in Beijing on 4 August 2011 to discuss the outcomes of efforts to put China’s National Climate Change Programme into practice.

  • 17 Jul 2011
    Knowing Your Environmental Rights is the Key to a Clean Environment

    In conjunction with the Global Eco-Forum in Guiyang (16-17 July), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a side event today to raise awareness about the issue of environmental rights among the general public in China. As China seeks to encourage greater public engagement in holding those responsible for environmental degradation to accountability, this initiative was based on a UNDP project entitled “Protect the Environmental Rights and Justice of the Public”, and is seen as a crucial step towards public environmental litigation systems in China.

  • 11 Jul 2011
    The launch of the Emerging Countries Network for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

    A roundtable event held in Beijing on 11 July 2011 marked the launch of the Emerging Countries Network for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth. This joint initiative, established between UNDP China and the Institute of Advanced Studies for Sustainability at Renmin University, aims to promote a diversified perspective towards South-South Cooperation among leading academic institutions and experts in emerging countries by sharing development experiences and lessons.

  • 24 Jun 2011
    Climate Change and Green Low Carbon Development Conference

    A high-level international conference on Climate Change and Green Low Carbon Development was conducted in Beijing on 22-24 June 2011, as part of the National Development and Reform Commission’s (NDRC) efforts to demonstrate the policies and actions being undertaken by the Chinese Government to address climate change and shift towards a low carbon economy. Promoted as a platform for enhanced policy dialogue and climate financing, within an international framework of cooperation, the event was attended by over 300 senior representatives from global development stakeholders, including the World Bank, UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, foreign financial investment institutions and multinational enterprises, and leaders from some of China’s low carbon pilot provinces and cities.

  • 20 Jun 2011
    Seminar on Financing of Micro and Small Enterprises: Experience from China

  • 18 Jun 2011
    Equitable Development Takes Centre Stage at the Liangjiang Forum

    Promoted as the gateway to China’s western regions, the 2011 Liangjiang Forum was held in Chongqing on 18-19 June 2011. The event, which was hosted by the Chongqing Municipal Government, the Development Research Centre of the State Council (DRC), the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), UNDP, and the Hong Kong World Trade Centre Association, saw UNDP Administrator, Ms. Helen Clark, address over 300 participants via a recorded video message.

  • 15 Jun 2011
    Resident Representative Supports Public Sector Reform on Visit to Shanxi

    UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for China, Ms. Renata Dessallien, travelled to the Shanxi Provincial Capital, Taiyuan, in order to attend the Seminar on China’s Public Service Unit (PSU) Reform: Theory, Concepts, Practices and Prospects. Sponsored by the China Research Society for Public Sector Reform and hosted by its local counterparts, the Shanxi Provincial Commission Office for Public Sector Reform and the Shanxi Provincial Society for Public Sector Reform, this conference provided a platform for dialogue on practical solutions to challenges in promoting PSU reform. It was attended by senior government officials from more than 10 provinces representing north, south and east China, including Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangdong and Hainan, who were joined by researchers from the National Development Research Centre of the State Council and experts on governance and public sector reform at Peking University.

  • 10 Jun 2011
    International Forum on Judges Training

    Organized by the National Judges College, under the EU-China Delegation and UNDP’s Governance for Equitable Development Project, the International Forum on Judges Training was held in Beijing on 7-10 June 2011. The event was attended by UNDP Deputy Country Director, Ms. Silvia Morimoto, and Justice Wan E’Xiang, Vice-President of the Supreme Court of China, as well as a number of foreign legal dignitaries and scholars from China, Germany, France, Japan, Australia, South Korea, the United States, Hong Kong and Macau.

  • 09 Jun 2011
    Resident Representative Visits Guiyang

  • 30 May 2011
    UNDP and Jala Group Engage in Fact Finding Mission

  • 27 May 2011
    UNDP, Xinhua Launch Poverty-themed Global Photo Contest

  • 27 May 2011
    International Seminar on “Governance and Governance Assessment: China and the World”

  • 23 May 2011
    Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund Conducts Project Review

  • 19 May 2011
    UNDP and United Front Work Department Discuss Poverty Alleviation Strategies

  • 18 May 2011
    Resident Representative Meets with Peking University President

  • 12 May 2011
    International Seminar on the Jury System and Wuzhong People’s Assessors System

    An International Seminar on the Chinese Jury System was organised by the Personnel Department of the Supreme People’s Court and hosted by the Wuzhong District Court in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, on 11-12 May 2011. With over 85 judges and officials from local and central court systems, and representatives from the People’s Congress, EU China Delegation, the Chinese Institute of Economic and Technical Exchange (CICETE) and UNDP in attendance, the seminar provided stakeholders with a comprehensive summary of the achievements made in piloting People’s Assessor reforms in Wuzhong.

  • 12 May 2011
    Coca-Cola Media Round Table

  • 07 May 2011
    Pioneering Social Management Innovation in China

  • 26 Apr 2011
    Launch of the China Volunteers Association

    The China Volunteers Association (CVA) was formally launched at a prestigious conference held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 26 April 2011.

  • 07 Apr 2011
    Xinhua, UNDP sign MOU to forge strategic partnership

    Xinhua News Agency and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) here Thursday to establish a strategic partnership and enhance cooperation in fields such as poverty reduction.