Press Releases
  • 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).

  • UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador Zhou Xun meets UNDP’s Animal Ambassadors for the SDGsMay 15, 2016Chengdu, May 15– UNDP China National Goodwill Ambassador, actress Zhou Xun traveled to the Chengdu Panda Base this weekend to meet with her newest fellow UNDP Ambassadors, the UNDP Animal Ambassadors for the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs), the Qing He panda twins. Zhou Xun lent her support to the current UNDP Global Panda Naming Campaign and Search for Panda Champions for the Global Goals, as well as calling for awareness and action on the SDGs.

  • UNDP: Fastest Population Shift in History Means Make or Break for Asia-PacificApr 26, 2016Demographic change in Asia and the Pacific is happening at a rate the world has never seen. An explosion in the working age population and a fall in birth rates that took a century in Europe are happening here in just 30 years.

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