The Launch of UNDP Smart Cities and Social Governance Guide to Participatory Indicator Development
May 26, 2017
‘Smart Cities’, driven by big data and cloud computing, can ensure fairness and inclusiveness in city development says the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) in its report “Smart Cities and Social Governance: Guide to Participatory Indicator Development” launched at the Sino-EU Forum for Smart Cities and Social Governance in Guiyang
Beyond Business - Chinese Enterprises Overseas, Sustainable Development and the Belt and Road Initiative
May 15, 2017
Chinese enterprises can play a critical role in supporting the Belt and Road regions to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, says the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the 2017 Report on the Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises Overseas, launched today during the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.
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Tobacco - China’s addiction to an outdated and impoverishing economy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.
UN Development Programme Panda Champions for Global Goals Inaugurated
Jan 10, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today honoured 17 ‘Panda Champions for the Global Goals’ at a ceremony to appoint them as advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) around the world.
Launch of ‘Geek-For-Good’ Open Design Challenge
Dec 29, 2016
China’s first ever UN-led open design challenge kicked off today in Beijing, designed to provide a platform to galvanize citizen engagement and inspire people to find tech-based innovative solutions for some of the toughest development challenges in China.
Equal Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities in China
Dec 2, 2016
Persons with disabilities in China are often faced with challenging realities when seeking judicial protection to realize their basic rights, illuminated in a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China, ahead of the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, celebrated annually on 3 December.