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  • Urbanization and Climate Change: The Key to Sustainable Development

    Urbanization and Climate Change: The Key to Sustainable Development By Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat

    31 10 2017
  • 2017 UN Day: Sustainable Development Goals in Action

    On the 2017 UN Day, UN Country Team (UNCT) in China and the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation co-hosted a commemorative event themed ‘SDG Action Day’. The theme was selected to inspire and mobilize stakeholders to act on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    25 10 2017
  • 2017 UN Day: Hand-over Ceremony of Certificates of Appreciation to companies with in-kind contributions to Qinghai

    2017 UN DayHand-over Ceremony of Certificates of Appreciation to companies with in-kind contributions to Qinghai24 October, Beijing – United Nations Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.On the 2017 UN Day, UN Country Team (UNCT) in China and the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation co-hosted a commemorative event themed ‘SDG Action Day’. The theme was selected to inspire and mobilize stakeholders to act on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).To promote the crucial role of the private sector in advancing the SDGs, Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi, the China Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and Mr. Zhu Xiaoqing, the Deputy Director from the Qinghai Department of Commerce presented Letters of Appreciation to a group of Chinese companies for their contributions to address maternal health in Qinghai.UN System in ChinaThe UN System in China consists of 24 UN funds, programs and specialized agencies resident in China. All UN entities in China work in partnership with governmental and non-governmental organizations at various levels to support the Government to implement its national development objectives as well as Internationally Agreed Development Goals, including the Sustainable Development Goals. UN in China focuses its work on Poverty Reduction and Equitable Development, Improved and Sustainable Environment, and Enhanced Global Engagement.For further information, please contact:Ms. GAO Cuiling, UNFPA Assistant RepresentativeTel: +8610 6532 0505Email: gao@unfpa.org

    24 10 2017
  • Call for Participation in the 2017 BRICS Meeting on Ageing in Beijing

    The First BRICS Meeting on Ageing will take place during 6-7 December 2017 in Beijing, China. The meeting will be hosted by the China National Committee on Ageing (CNCA), Renmin University of China (RUC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in China and organized by the China Research Centre on Ageing (CRCA) and the Institute of Gerontology of RUC.

    03 10 2017
  • South-South Cooperation more important than ever as countries work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    South-South Cooperation can play a catalyzing role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Since the adoption of Buenos Aires Plan of Action, which lay the foundation for technological cooperation among development countries forty years ago, South-South Cooperation has evolved from its original focus on technology and economic cooperation. Today it covers nearly all areas of development, including infrastructure, energy, environment, small and medium enterprises, human development, healthcare, as well as education.

    12 09 2017
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