Cooperation for Common Prosperity
May 14, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of China represented by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) have strengthened ties for cooperation on sustainable development with the signing of an Action Plan for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The signing took place during the first official Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation organized by the Chinese Government on 14-15 May, in Beijing.
UNDP, Chinese bike-sharing start-up ofo join forces to support innovative solutions to climate change challenges
Apr 26, 2017
UNDP and ofo, a Beijing-based start-up company that has become the world’s first and largest bike sharing platform, are joining forces to raise public awareness about climate change
UN-led open design challenge held in Beijing to showcase how tech innovation can tackle social development challenges in China
Apr 25, 2017
China’s first ever UN-led open design challenge concluded today in Beijing’s 798 Art District, with 10 finalists showcasing innovative tech solutions designed to find solutions for pressing development challenges in China.
UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator
Apr 20, 2017
New York – The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.
Tobacco - China’s addiction to an outdated and impoverishing economy
Apr 14, 2017
Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a new joint WHO/UNDP report warns. The majority of these deaths will occur in China’s poorest and most vulnerable communities unless critical steps are taken to reduce China’s dependency on tobacco.