Improved and Sustainable Environment

More people enjoy a cleaner, healthier and safer environment as a result of improved environmental protection and sustainable green growth.


The UN supports China’s adherence to national and multilateral environmental and disaster-related commitments and conventions.  
The UN provides high-quality input into the development and strengthening of national policies, legislation and regulatory frameworks which include support to the institutional innovation and exploration of new modes for the establishment of ecological civilization, so as to improve and protect the environment, reduce climate and disaster risks and their effects on the population, build community resilience, and promote sustainable environmental practices and use of resources.

The UN supports capacity development of regulatory authorities to develop, implement and monitor these policies, legislation, and regulatory frameworks, including through gender mainstreaming.

The UN provides analysis and support to develop innovative approaches to green and inclusive economic growth.  Work in these areas seeks to address specific environmental and sustainability challenges posed by population dynamics, particularly urbanization and migration as well as unsustainable production and consumption patterns of traditional industries such as agriculture.

The UN provides technical assistance and capacity building support for China's ecosystem protection and restoration, and the sustainable development of mountainous and forest regions, so as to slow down ecological degradation, reduce relevant poverty incidence, and promote green growth.

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