Panda twins raise Flag 7 for Clean Energy in Chengdu to support the UN Global Goals for Sustainable DevelopmentOct 2, 2015 In support of the Global Goals campaign, 17 flags representing the 17 global goals are being raised in iconic locations across the world. Goal 7 – Affordable and Clean Energy for All - was raised by 3 month old giant pandas, Keda and Kexiao, the first pair of giant panda twins to be born in the world this year, at the Chengdu Research Panda Base of Giant Panda Breeding (or simply Chengdu Panda Base), Chengdu, Sichuan, China.
Social Media & Technology, Powerful Forces for Change -- 2015 Social Good Summit kicks off in BeijingSep 16, 2015To raise awareness around the highly anticipated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China today hosted the 2015 Social Good Summit in Beijing to promote the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), alongside partners the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Chinese Social Media for Social Good Alliance.
UN Secretary-General Witnesses Unveiling of UNDP-Baidu’s Innovative Solution to E-wasteSep 2, 2015The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, today attended the launch of a ground-breaking solution for e-waste disposal and recycling called Baidu Recycle 2.0. A joint effort between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Baidu, the innovative app, a product of Baidu Connect lite, links individuals disposing of electronic waste with dismantling and recycling companies, working towards a greener and more sustainable future across China.
United Nations and partners commemorate the World Humanitarian Day 2015 in ChinaAug 19, 2015Inspiring action for humanity, more than half a billion social media feeds were shared with real-life stories from survivors of humanitarian crises as part of a massive digital storytelling campaign launched by the United Nations and partners.
United Nations Hails China’s Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in Final ReportJul 24, 2015As the end of 2015 and the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, the Government of China in partnership with the United Nations (UN) System in China today jointly launched the Report on China’s Implementation of the MDGs (2000-2015). This is China’s final progress report on the MDGs before the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda later this year.
A Joint Call for Action on Sustainable Development and Eco-civilization Building Jun 27, 2015On 27 June 2015, the United Nations (UN) System in China and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) jointly hosted a Sub-forum on Sustainable Development and Ecological Civilization in the Post-2015 Context, as part of the Eco-Forum Global Annual Conference of 2015 in Guiyang.
UNDP: Prioritising Development Can Help China Strengthen International RoleJun 26, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China today released Rebalancing Global Economic Governance: Opportunities for China and the G20 Beyond 2015, a major report which recommends that China use its presidency of the Group of Twenty summit in 2016 to give the Group a development-focused agenda.
ICT for Resilient Communities Initiative LaunchedJun 19, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China today launched a new project with Chinese tech company MoonsMIMI Co. Ltd. to pilot resilience-building ICT infrastructure in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province that will help the elderly access urgent care.
United Nations hosts Melodies of Peace and Development with Lang Lang to celebrate 70th anniversaryJun 14, 2015As part of the commemoration events to mark the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN), the UN System in China today hosted a special concert with Lang Lang, the UN Messenger of Peace and world-renowned pianist, at Renmin University in Beijing.
UNDP establishes new strategic partnership with LeTVMay 20, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and LeTV today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise a new strategic partnership. This partnership will see both sides work together in a series of initiatives, initially to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
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