|Statement by Ambassador LIU Zhenmin, Deputy Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, at the 2009 United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities|
New York, 9th November 2009
The Chinese delegation wishes to take this opportunity to announce China’s voluntary contribution to the United Nations funds, programs and agencies in 2010. As a developing country with a strong sense of responsibility, China has all along vigorously supported a greater role played by the United Nations in international affairs, and valued its cooperation with the United Nations development system. Despite the impact of the international economic and financial crisis, China has continued as always, to provide support to the work of the United Nations development system.
In 2010, China will contribute on a voluntary basis a total of 11.48 million US dollars and 5.15 million RMB yuan to the following United Nations funds, programs and agencies:
The Chinese government will make the payment for the above-announced contributions after the formal approval by the China National People’s Congress.
Thank you, Madame President.