The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It is on the ground in 166 countries, working on solutions to global and national development challenges. UNDP in China fosters human development to empower women and men to build better lives. As the United Nations development network, UNDP draws on a world of experience to assist China in developing its own solutions to the country’s development challenges. Through partnerships and innovation, UNDP works to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by reducing poverty, strengthening the rule of law and democratic governance, promoting environmental sustainability and South-South Cooperation.