Every country needs to act immediately to prepare, respond, and recover. The UN system will support countries through each stage, with a focus on the most vulnerable. In China UNDP has been playing an instrumental role in this process, by procuring vital medical supplies, conducting research and analysis on the social and economic impact, engaging the private sector to provide critical supplies, and mobilizing thousands of netizens to help leave no one behind.
Harmonizing Investment and Financing Standards towards Sustainable Development along the Belt and Road
UNDP and China Development Bank launched a joint report on harmonizing investment and financing standards towards sustainable development along the Belt and Road. The purpose of this report is to help drive sustainable development and the attainment of the SDGs through the creation and effective implementation of harmonized best-practice standards that can guide BRI investment and financing.
2019 marked the 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China, and 40th year anniversary of the United Nations and UNDP presence and partnership in China. The Special Edition report reflects on the remarkable changes that have taken place. It takes stock not only of the economic achievements often and widely reported, but, more importantly of the wider range of sustainable human development progress achieved by China.
UNDP assists China in integrating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into development decisions, promotes the transition to a low-carbon economy and a sustainable society, protect biodiversity, and helps China to further grow into its role as a leading development partner for the world.