Press Releases
  • 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.

  • UNDP joins Athletics for a Better World to begin 100 day countdown to Beijing ChampionshipsMay 14, 2015Staff from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joined Athletics for a Better World (ABW) today to take part in a 5km running event at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing to mark 100 days until the World Athletics Championships are held in the city.

  • UNDP Launches Global Campaign against POPs in GenevaMay 8, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched POPs Hunter, its first-ever bilingual smartphone game, as part of an international campaign to promote the elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) – or #StopthePOPs – in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • UNDP Co-hosts 2015 Annual Rule of Law RoundtableMay 7, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ford Foundation today convened the 2015 iteration of the annual Rule of Law Roundtable, bringing together 46 representatives of 30 organisations from government, the international community and academia for discussions around this year’s theme of the environment and the law, in particular key issues relating to Environmental Public Interest Litigation (EPIL) in China.

  • Head of UNDP Helen Clark to Visit ChinaApr 29, 2015It was announced today that United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark will travel to China for an official visit from 3-5 May 2015.