#SDGAction1053
Helping developing countries tackle climate change
Description/achievement of initiative

At the UN meeting on Sustainable Development in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, China’s Premier Wen Jiabao announced that China will contribute US$6 million to a UNEP trust fund for projects and activities that help developing countries raise their capacity for environmental protection. He also promised that China will make available 200 million yuan ( US$31.7 million) for a three-year international project to help small island countries, least developed countries and African countries tackle climate change.(Statement made by Chinese Prime Minister Wen JIabao at the Rio + 20 Speech at the UN meeting on Sustainable Development in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Please click for the following link for further information: Premier Wen urges joint efforts on sustainable development).

Implementation methodologies

China would make available 31.7 million US dollars for a three-year international project to help small island nations, underdeveloped countries and African countries tackle climate change. More information can be found at: Premier Wen urges joint efforts on sustainable development

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

China, UNEP
Progress reports
Goal 13
Financing (in USD)
31,700,000 USD

Basic information
Time-frame: 2014 - ongoing
Partners
China, UNEP
Countries
Contact information
Ms. Huang Weibo, Director, Environmental Management Division, Email
United Nations