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Community Development

Shenzhen’s anti-drug strategy pays off

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking fell on June 26, with Shenzhen Public Security Bureau announcing that the city was tied for first place with the 21 prefecture-level cities of Guangdong Province on a 2020 provincial anti-drug…

Beijing has good foundation to become a child-friendly city: Li Ping

Beijing may soon become one of the country’s emerging child-friendly cities, shared Li Ping, director of the Beijing Boyuantuozhi Child Development Centre (referred as Boyuantuozhi below). The plan is part of China’s engagement with the Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI).…

Chinese NGOs Going Out: the Gansu Rainbow Community Service Center

A Chinese NGO might have a thousand reasons to implement overseas charity programs in line with their values and goals, but for Ren Zhihao, the founder of the Gansu Rainbow Community Service Center, the reason for setting foot in Nepal was very simple: to lend a helping hand to vulnerable people whenever they need it, wherever they are.

From NGO to Social Enterprise: An Interview with NPI and 724 Hub

While the definition of a social enterprise remains unclear in China, Chinese nonprofits are drawn to this new moneymaking game, which many believe is the answer for achieving self-sufficiency without losing their social mission. In this article, experts from social enterprise incubator 724 Hub and NPI share their advice on whether a NGO should turn to social enterprise.

Nature-based solutions: 5 important publications by IUCN

As the leading organization of the research and promotion of NbS, IUCN has published many relevant reports and journals, providing researchers and policy makers their expert guidance and suggestions. In today’s article by IUCN China, they listed out 5 publications that you must not miss

Beijing’s population revealed to have decreased in 2017

Editor‘s note This report is based on an article in Chinese published by a Wemedia account named 京事儿 . You can find the original here.    The “Blue Book of Beijing’s Population”, produced by the Research Centre on Beijing’s Population…

Report outlines the development of community social organizations

China’s 12th National Five-year Economic and Social Development Plan Outlines, valid for 2011-2015, referred to urban and rural community social organizations (社区社会组织) as especially significant among social organizations. A report by the China Philanthropy Research Institute of BNU outlines some…

Third World Philanthropy Forum opens in Shanghai

Editor’s Note This press release was originally produced by the World Philanthropy Forum.   On September 5, 2018, the third “World Philanthropy Forum”, hosted jointly by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Tsinghua University, University of Hong…

Xiaojie Qin: Mental Health Concerns Everyone

Xiaojie Qin is the founder of CandleX, an organization that deals with mental health issues in Beijing. In this exclusive interview she talks to CDB about her work and what motivates her.

Let’s visit Beijing’s first eco-community!

Recently many people have been posting articles about the most environmentally friendly village in Japan, Kamikatsu, saying wouldn’t it be good if there was something like this in China? Did you know that there is also an environmentally friendly village…