CDB Reports


Conference reviews legal framework for civil society

The National Civil Affairs and the Rule of Law Work Conference was held in Shanghai on Oct 11. The conference reviewed achievements made in civil affairs and the law since the 13th Five-Year Plan and agreed objectives for the coming…

Charitable legacy of Beijing Olympics continues to improve lives

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics got underway on July 23, with athletes from across the globe competing for medals in their chosen competitions. In China, the country’s sports charities have been busy developing their own large-scale events, with public interest in…

Voices of the “Two Sessions”: proposals made by the NPC deputies

On the 4th and 5th of March, thousands of the National People’s Congress (NPC) deputies and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) committee members gathered in Beijing to attend the annual “Two Sessions” to set and endorse the national agenda.…

An analysis of Chinese charitable trusts in 2020: pandemic-driven development

142 new charitable trusts were established in China over the first half of 2020, with total assets of 263 million Yuan between them. A majority of them were created specifically for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. This piece offers an analysis of the situation concerning charitable trusts in China, replete with facts and figures.

The Chinese Red Cross helps flooded communities in southern China

In recent days provinces in southern China have experienced continuous torrential rain, which has led to floods and other disasters in mountainous areas. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters and the Ministry of Emergency Management have raised the…

The Han Hong Foundation: how a Celebrity Stepped Up Against Covid-19

When the new coronavirus first struck Wuhan, Chinese celebrity Han Hong and her foundation successfully raised funds from the public and other celebrities and used them to donate equipment to hospitals in Hubei, while manoeuvring around official regulations and increased scrutiny from social media.