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Post-COVID Chinese NGOs Display Resilience Amidst Challenges

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and charitable organizations in China has undergone significant shifts, with some encountering challenges and others showcasing remarkable resilience. Beijing Xianfeng Foundation (BXF), established in 2015 with a…

Seminar Highlights Challenges Confronting Charities in China

More than50 experts from academia, research, and NGOs gathered for a seminar on January 20th in Beijing to discuss the release of the Charity Blue Book: China Charity Development Report (2023). The event delved into the dynamic shifts and emerging…

New amendments address issues in cooperative fundraising

The recently amended Charity Law in China has introduced significant modifications to the provisions regarding cooperative fundraising. The term involves organizations or individuals without public fundraising qualifications collaborating with certified charitable organizations. The amendment addresses practical challenges that have emerged…

China launches national platform for mental health services

In December 2023, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the National Health Commission, and the China Disabled Persons’ Federation jointly introduced a new policy titled “Management Measures for the Sharing and Referral of Resources for Community Rehabilitation Services for Mental Disorders.”…

Chinese NGOs Explores Global Initiatives with French Charity

Representatives from the Beijing Peaceland Foundation (BPF) and China Development Brief (CDB)  visited to the headquarters of  Association Amours et Coeurs unis en France (AACF)  in Paris on December 16. The delegation, led by Liu Qian and Wang Zhuolun, engaged…

International NGOs Responded to the Gansu Earthquake

The Jishishan area of Linxia Prefecture in Gansu Province experienced a significant 6.2-magnitude earthquake, leading to substantial casualties and property losses. Responding swiftly to the crisis, the local government initiated comprehensive search and rescue operations, prioritizing the safety and well-being…

Mars Wrigley Introduces Sustainability Initiatives in Rural China

Mars Wrigley’s decade-long initiative has played a pivotal role in addressing rural environmental challenges in rural China through its “Sustainable, GO with Mars” project. Launched in 2014 in collaboration with the China Rural Development Foundation, the project has evolved from…

Key points of China’s Amended Charity Law

During the Seventh Session of the Fourteenth National People’s Congress Standing Committee in China on December 29, 2023, a vote was passed to amend the Charity Law. The revised law is scheduled to enforced on September 5, 2024, with the…

2030 Climate Champions Program empowers youth in Asia-Pacific region

Through a collaborative endeavour between the China Association for NGO Cooperation (CANGO) and the Asia Foundation’s Beijing office, the 2030 Climate Champions Youth Climate Leadership Program has made substantial progress in uniting and empowering young climate activists throughout the Asia-Pacific…

WWF Drives Climate Finance Innovation for Developing Nations at COP28

In a collaborative effort with the Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction at University College London, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) hosted a significant side event at COP28. Themed Net-Zero Transformation in Developing Countries, Innovative Climate Investment and Financing,…

China’s Pioneering Efforts in Climate Crisis Response at COP28

The 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai showcased China’s impactful initiatives in addressing climate-related challenges. Notable figures, including UK’s King Charles III, French President Macron, and Indian Prime Minister Modi,…

China at COP28: Green Initiatives and Belt and Road Collaboration

The 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) was held in Dubai, where  China actively showcased its efforts in combating climate change. The Chinese delegation organized more than  100 side events, encompassing topics…

2023 China Foundation Forum was successfully held

2023 China Foundation Forum Annual Conference with the theme of “Advance with Determined Endeavor-Values and Principles of the Foundations” was successfully held in Shenzhen on November 22-23, by the China Association Non-Profit Organization (social organizations in China are NGOs in…

Young volunteers make big impact across China

In a heartening display of community spirit, the young members of the Ant Power children’s volunteer group, affiliated with Ant Group in China, have been actively contributing to various cities across China. Impressively, many of these volunteers are still in…

Challenges persist for disabled job seekers in China

Securing employment for people with disabilities in China is becoming increasingly difficult, marked by a recent job fair in Beijing’s Shunyi District that underscored the struggles faced by this community. In contrast to bustling university job fairs, this event was…