UN Resident Coordinator in China Nicholas Rosellini CCG Speech

Thursday,Jun 14, 2018


China’s role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through the BRI and SSC

Beijing, June 14


On June 14, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in China Mr. Nicholas Rosellini will visit the Center for China and Globalization (CCG) and deliver a speech on “China’s role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through the BRI and SSC”.


Committed to sustainable development and international assistance, the United Nations in China has been a close partner to China and has established relations with many countries worldwide, including those alongside ‘the Belt and Road’. Presently the UN in China is playing a prominent role in supporting the Government of China and companies in their global engagement. With its experiences and expertise, the organization can provide the Chinese government and companies with technical knowledge, solutions and advice in policy-making and strategy planning and help them achieve success in investing in “the Belt and Road”countries.


In his speech“China’s role in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through the BRI and SSC”, Mr. Rosellini will cast light on South-South Cooperation and “the Belt and Road” Initiative from the perspective of sustainable development and he will elaborate the current opportunities for the cooperation of the UN and Chinese companies in technology and innovation. Apart from the speech, CCG will also invite government officials, entrepreneurs and media from China and abroad to offer opinions on the issue and their suggestions will be compiled and submitted to the government to improve relevant policy-making.


Time: 10:00-11:30, June 14, Thursday

Venue: CCG Beijing Office, 15/F, B Block,Hanwei Plaza, No.7 Guanghua Road,     Chaoyang District, Beijing

Language: English

Organizer: Center for China and Globalization (CCG)

Contact:  Miss Ying, 65611038 - 8021, yingheng@ccg.org.cn

Reminder: Seats are limited and registration must be confirmed by the organizer



Time Schedule
9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:15 Opening Remarks and Introduction of Guests by Dr. Wang Huiyao, President of the CCG
10:15-11:00 Speech of Nicholas Rosellini, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative in China
11:00-11:30 Q&A


Speaker’s bio



Nicholas Rosellini, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative

Nicholas Rosellini (Italy) took up his assignment as the UN Resident Coordinator, and UNDP Resident Representative in the People’s Republic of China in October 2016. Prior to this, he served as UNDP Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific since January 2009, and most recently also as Director of the Bangkok Regional Hub. Nicholas has also served as UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Bhutan (2005-2008); and previously in various capacities in UNDP including: Director, Office of the Assistant Administrator (2000-2005); Deputy Resident Representative, VietNam (1996-2000); Assistant Resident Representative, Pakistan (1992-1996); Programme Advisor, Ethiopia (1989-1992); and Programme Officer, Ghana (1986-1989). Nicholas holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bristol University in the United Kingdom.


About CCG

The Center for China and Globalization (CCG) is China's leading international social think tank. Founded in 2008, CCG is headquartered in Beijing. It has more than ten branches and overseas offices at home and abroad, and currently has more than one hundred full-time think tank research and professional staff. Adhering to the purpose of "building a vision with a global vision, advocating for China, providing wisdom for the world, and providing advice for the world", CCG is committed to research in the areas of globalization, global governance, international relations, talent internationalization, and corporate internationalization. CCG is the national talents theory research base of the Central Talents Work Coordination Group, and the governing unit of “the Belt and Road” Think Tank Alliance of the United Nations Department of Internal Affairs, and has been awarded the post-doctoral scientific research workstation qualification by the State.

Since its establishment 10 years ago, CCG has developed into an important think tank in promoting globalization. In the world’s most influential U.S. University of Pennsylvania’s “Global Think Tank Report 2017”, CCG ranks 92th in the world’s top 100 think tanks, becoming the first Chinese social think tank to enter the world’s top 100 list, and the list of the best social think tanks in the world.