Green Watershed Awarded Equator Prize in Beijing
Apr 22, 2016
The Yunnan Green Watershed Management Research and Promotion Center was celebrated as a winner of the Equator Prize 2015 at a ceremony held in Beijing, in recognition of its outstanding contribution to environmental conservation, poverty reduction and climate action. It is one of twenty-one community initiatives from across the world that were awarded the prize in 2015, selected from 1,461 nominations submitted by communities in 126 countries.
UNDP’s panda campaign kicked off in Korea to promote Sustainable Development Goals
Apr 21, 2016
Today the opening ceremony for the Global Art Exhibition of Giant Panda was held at the Samsung Everland Exhibition Hall of Giant Panda Pavilion in Yongin, South Korea. The event was supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), who also kicked off the Korean leg of its global Panda Naming Campaign for UNDP’s first Animal Ambassadors for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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UN Joint Statement: Family Violence Law takes a historical step forward for women’s and children’s protection
Mar 4, 2016
Beijing – 4th March - The UN System in China welcomed the entering into force of the Family Violence Law on March 1, marking a significant step in preventing and protecting victims of family violence in the country.
Saving the World, One Device at a Time!
Feb 10, 2016
Dubai, February 10 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, in collaboration with Chinese internet giant Baidu, showcased an innovative tech-based solution “Baidu Recycle” aimed to tackle the e-waste recycling challenges facing the world at the 4th World Government Summit, a high-level global forum that convened over 4,500 participants from more than 130 countries, including government officials, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and heads of multilateral organizations.