Press Releases
  • Launch of China National Human Development Report 2016Aug 22, 2016China has made great progress in human development, yet must continue deepening its reforms and encouraging social innovation to ensure that human development is inclusive and equal and benefits all members in society, says the United Nations Development Programme in its 2016 Human Development Report, launched today in Beijing.

  • Engaging Citizens to Shape a Better World: UNDP launches online course to raise public awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals in ChinaAug 4, 2016To raise public awareness on the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and help China reach the goals and targets set forth by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China today launched its Massive Open Online Course on Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development Goals (UNDP SDG MOOC) developed in cooperation with NetEase Media, as the first knowledge product to combine the global Agenda and China’s current situation.

  • UN Secretary-General Emphasizes South-South Cooperation for a Clean Energy FutureJul 9, 2016Today the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the International Centre for Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) in Hangzhou, as part of his official visit to China.

  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Visits China 2016 (Live Updates)Jul 7, 2016

  • United Nations Secretary-General visit China from 6-10 JulyJul 4, 2016On Wednesday, 6 July, the Secretary-General will arrive in Beijing, China, from New York. The following day, he will meet with President Xi Jinping as well as other senior officials, including Premier Li Keqiang, State Councillor Yang Jiechi and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

  • Go Green and Keep the Blue CoolJun 15, 2016An event themed Going Green-Keeping the Blue Cool was held at the United Nations Compound to advocate the importance of green technology to change old patterns of development and lifestyle towards a more environmental friendly society.

  • Replicating China’s E-Waste Recycling ModelJun 2, 2016Today, participants from over 13 countries came together to learn from China’s experience in managing the mounting E-waste recycling challenge and be inspired by China’s e-waste management systems, practices, disposal and treatment technologies and how these can be applied and replicated throughout the world.

  • Unleashing the Potential of Philanthropy in ChinaMay 30, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China held an event to showcase its current work in the philanthropy sector, reflecting on a UNDP report entitled ‘Unleashing the Potential of Philanthropy in China”, and announcing a new partnership between UNDP and Tencent to conduct a study to explore philanthropy in the digital age. The event was attended by UNDP Global Goodwill Ambassador, award-winning actress, Michelle Yeoh.

  • Showcasing the Future of China’s Green Vehicle TechnologyMay 30, 2016An energy efficient Fuel Cell city bus was showcased today at the United Nations Compound, Beijing during United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Goodwill Ambassador- Michelle Yeoh’s visit to China.

  • ‘Being LGBTI in China’ Survey Report LaunchedMay 17, 2016A report based on a survey of nearly 30,000 respondents from all provinces in China reflecting the life experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people was launched today at the United Nations Compound in Beijing to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).