The students and researchers in Asia got access to a high capacity internet connection to make the impossible possible - access curricula through e-learning, watch a surgery online in real time, observe earth to predict disasters and much more.
The project will through a number of activities, including policy research, capacity building, policy study tours, regional workshops and business facilitation conferences, strengthen and improve the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in China.
This multi-faceted poverty allevation project aims to address rural poverty by building capacity and providing materials and techniques to resolve local problems. At its core is the aim to foster an awareness of sustainable practises.
The project aims at preparing the ground for the multiplication of the CO2 management approach in China. To this end it will provide capacity building through the development of expert skills in the field of CO2 management in the private sector.
Pilot renewable energy microcredits expand the use of biogas in an area of poverty in China, forming a virtuous cycle that reduces local environmental damage and promotes agricultural productivity.
The project aim is to support the Government of China in translating its National Climate Change Programme into on-the-ground action by developing local policies, institutional frameworks, partnerships and implementation capacity, with EU support
ECBP is fostering increased cooperation and collaboration between Chinese agencies responsible for biodiversity and climate change to develop a strategy and action for integrating biodiversity and climate change in line with national priorities
The EU-China Information Society Project promotes socioeconomic reform in China via information and communication technology. The scheme includes many e-government projects like the creation of a single social security smart card for all services.
The EU-China European Studies Centres Programme develops links and exchanges between European and Chinese institutions of higher education which in turn facilitates the movement of students and promotes joined research across universities.
The EU-China natural forest management project introduces more sustainable practices and promotes alternative income generation for unemployed villagers. Training in developing micro-enterprises has led to the emergence of ten small-businesses.
Public awareness on sexual health issues has significantly increased in the disadvantaged mobile populations of China. Access to affordable and quality condoms and services and promotion of behavioural change are central to the project.
The EU promotes employment and rights protection for migrant women workers in China via capacity building and strengthening governmental policies on the protection of their legal rights. A network of NGOs working to help them has also been created.
Despite China's economic success, the country still faces considerable environmental challenges. Within the context of EU-China cooperation, an integrated River Basin Management Programme for Yellow and Yangtze River has addressed such concerns.
The Chinese educational system cannot yet deal with the high demands of modern enterprises in the field of human resources. The EU is funding a programme developing vocational training for industry, to address Chinese and European industry needs.
Gansu is one of the poorest provinces of China. Enrolment rates are low, girls show higher drop-out rates than boys, schooling facilities are basic and teachers are undertrained. Improving the quality of education for all is the central focus of this project.
The project enabled civil society organisations of older people to become strong actors in community development and a bridge with the local government. The project supported older people to improve their livelihoods and answer their health needs.