|Statement by Ambassador Wang Min, Deputy Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, at the 2010 United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities|
As a developing country with a strong sense of responsibility, China has all along supported the work of the UN development funds, programs and agencies, and strengthened the cooperation with the UN development system, including consistently increasing contribution to its core resources. The Chinese Government hopes that the United Nations will play a greater role in international affairs and continue to promote the achievement on schedule of the MDGs and other globally agreed development goals.
The Chinese delegation wishes to take this opportunity to announce China's voluntary contribution to the United Nations funds, programs and agencies in 2011. China will contribute on a voluntary basis a total of 13,249,800 US dollars and 5.15 million RMB yuan to the United Nations funds, programs and agencies next year. This contribution, which registers an increase of about 15% over last year, includes:
UNDP (including contribution to UNFSC): 4.6 million US dollars
UNDP local office: 2.5 million RMB yuan
UNICEF: 1.3 million US dollars
UNICEF local office: 500,000 RMB yuan
UNFPA: 1.05 million US dollars
UNFPA local office: 300,000 RMB yuan
WFP: 3.5 million US dollars
WFP local office: 400,000 RMB yuan
UNIDO: 710,000 US dollars
UNIDO local office: 950,000 RMB yuan
UNCTAD: 140,000 US dollars
OHRLLS: 20,000 US dollars
UNCDF: 30,000 US dollars
United Nations Volunteers: 30,000 US dollars
Perez-Guerrero Trust Fund for Economic and Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries: 20,000 US dollars
OCHA: 30,000 US dollars
CERF: 500,000 US dollars
The Chinese Government will make the payment for the above-announced contributions after the formal approval by the National People's Congress of China.
Thank you, Mr. President.