Friday 24 July 2015, Beijing -- As the end of 2015 and the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, the Government of China in partnership with the United Nations (UN) System in China today jointly launched the Report on China’s Implementation of the MDGs (2000-2015). This is China’s final progress report on the MDGs before the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda later this year.
July 18, Wuhan--- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and China Family Planning Association (CFPA) officially launched a powerful and innovative youth programme of Dance4life in China to empower young people to promote positive lifestyle, participation and life skills and to address issues concerning them, including sexual reproductive health issues, including AIDS and sexual violence.
A recent United Nations report warns that the number of forcibly displaced people has risen to a record number – almost 60 million at the end of 2014. Among these, most women and adolescent girls face particular threats as a result of the absence of health and other essential services that they need.
In order to enhance the capacity on population strategy planning, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the top decision-making entity in the Chinese government, organized a national workshop to train senior government officials on population strategy and planning from 25-26 June in Changsha. Around 120 senior officials from 31 provincial development and reform commissions in charge of population and development planning attended this training.