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The “Geeks” in our works

In China, “innovation” is a buzzword, one of the most frequently-used words in government policy documents. In the “13th Five-Year” National Science…


Green economy a post-outbreak global objective

As the global battle against COVID-19 continues, countries around the world face enormous pressure in dealing with the wide-ranging consequences of the pandemic which extend far beyond health. The…  


Every Mask Counts: Leading Emergency Procurement for UNDP China during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The seriousness of the situation became palpable over the Chinese New Year time. Like everyone else, I had gone home for the holiday, but the mood in my house was anything but cheerful.  


How Gender Inequality Harms Our COVID-19 Recovery – Views From China

The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is an unprecedented crisis, changing life for everyone on earth. Large parts of humanity are in lockdown. At the time of publication, more than 1.6 million people …  


Spread the Word, Not the Virus: Engaging 36 Million People in the Fight against COVID-19

From the outset, we knew this campaign would be different from our previous ones – this was a new challenge that we had not faced before. It was urgent, and we needed to act fast. But where shall we…  


A Short Memoir of a Suspected COVID-19 Case

It was quiet in my ward. All the nurses had left. I was alone lying on my bed, trying to sort out how this whole thing started.  

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