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Energy evolution or extinction

As COP 26 draws to a close, humanity stands at a critical crossroads. The path we have travelled until now cannot continue much further, for it ends in extinction for millions of species-and,…  


Why Humanity Must Save Nature To Save Itself

Our planet – the only home we have – is at breaking point. Two thirds of our earth’s oceans and three quarters of its land have been damaged by humans. One million species could vanish by 2050 –…  


Cimate Action? 5 Steps our Office is Taking!

Fighting climate change is one of UNDP China’s main objectives, delivering multiple nationwide programs each year. But what about the organization’s own carbon footprint? What is it doing to ensure…  


Leveraging South-South Cooperation to Build Forward Better from COVID-19

As COVID-19’s Delta variant has triggered new waves of infections around the world, and countries continue to deal with the socioeconomic effects of the crisis, it’s clear that the global fight…  


Use SDGs to Fight Climate Change

Last month, the city of Zhengzhou in Henan province experienced what some meteorologists have labeled a once-in-a-thousand-years event. In just over four days, the city nearly exceeded its annual…  


4 experts in artificial intelligence share their advice for the future of work

On this year’s World Youth Skills Day we asked four leaders from the field of Artificial Intelligence participating in U&AI youth bootcamp organized by the Institute for AI International Governance at…  


Designing A Fairer Future: Why Women In Tech Are Key To A More Equal World

Technology has no gender, and it is fundamental to every aspect of our lives, today and tomorrow. Yet too often, women are under-represented in tech – and let down by it. In the United States, just…  


Reducing poverty to build inclusive future for all

Jiang Shouliang is 59 years old and has paralysis of his lower limbs due to an accident. He lives in Jiebei village, Miao autonomous county in Hunan province, and his livelihood is beekeeping. For…  


Ending poverty on road to a better future

This year's global observation of International Poverty Alleviation Day is taking place under truly extraordinary circumstances. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health, employment, incomes and…  


Towards Long-Term Sustainability: Modifying Investment and Valuation Models in the Wake of the Pandemic

UNDP China launched a ground-breaking SDG Finance Taxonomy to guide and inform future investments towards a more inclusive and sustainable world. The Taxonomy offers an ambitious and more integrated…  

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