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Upcoming Events

Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Location: Vancouver, Canada.
WOMEN DELIVER Women Deliver is well-known for its global conferences that bring together people from across a multitude of sectors, issues, and cultures. Held every three years, the conferences are fueling stations where organizations and individuals leave re-energized, knowledgable, well connected, and challenged to think outside the box.   2019 CONFERENCE The Women Deliver 2019 ...

Past Events

CDB Forum – China’s Overseas NGO Law Two Years On

Location: Beijing.
As China’s economic capacity and needs change, and especially after the implementation of the Overseas NGO Law, the environment for overseas NGOs in China has dramatically changed at all levels. Two years after the implementation of the new law, China Development Brief hopes to utilize our “CDB Forum” as a platform to facilitate discussion on the ...

G(irls)20 Summit 2018 in Argentina

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
About G(irls)20: G(irls)20 is coming to Argentina for the 9th annual Global Summit. 20+ young women from around the world will arrive in Buenos Aires for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors. The week-long summit for delegates will include: •Workshops building valuable leadership skills ...

2018 Investment for Good

Location: New Delhi, India.
One of the fastest growing countries of the world, India is a place of many contrasts.   Home to some of the world’s earliest-inhabited cities and most diverse religions & cultures, innovative start-ups from India’s modern metropolises are quickly emerging on a global stage.   At the same time, the richest 1% still own more ...
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World Philanthropy Forum 2018

Location: Shanghai.
The third World Philanthropy Forum (WPF) will be held on September 5th-7th in the city of Shanghai, China. This Forum is organized by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Tsinghua University, the University of Hong Kong, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and co-hosted by the China Welfare Institute. Forum sponsors ...
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Capacity Building & Partnership Opportunity for Early Childhood Development Projects

PIM and Sany Foundation aims to bring together young people, social organizations, foundations, practitioners and experts to collaboratively address this urgent challenge: how might we ensure that each and every young child in China has access to quality early childhood care? We invite early-stage social enterprises, companies, or non-profits working in the field of early ...

PIM Program Applications Now Open for 2018!

“What if you could go beyond just thinking about the critical challenges of our times —climate change, worsening inequality, poverty — and focus on building solutions instead? How might you begin preparing yourself today to tackle the world’s biggest and most complex issues?”  PIM believes that: when we do, we learn. Based on PIM’s “learning by doing” approach to social impact and immersive cross-cultural experiences, ...

Call for Application – Disability Equality Training of Facilitators in Beijing (DET-TOF)

Location: Beijing.
DISABILITY EQUALITY TRAINING -TRAINING OF FACILITATORS (DET-TOF) 6-10 August 2018 | Beijing CALL FOR APPLICATION Summary The Training of Facilitators (TOF) trains professionals who can deliver Disability Equality Training (DET), a methodology developed by the United Nations system for attitudinal change towards disability inclusion. Through the DET-TOF, participants typically benefit from: Intensive facilitation skills building ...

EU-China NGO twinning

The EU-China NGO Twinning is an exchange program for the staff of European and Chinese NGOs. By bringing European and Chinese NGOs together we encourage NGO partnerships and improve understan­ding of how civil society looks at the topics they are engaged with in different parts of the world. Each year, the Robert Bosch Stiftung together ...

Regional Women’s Institute on Leadership & Disability (WILD) Program in Asia

Location: Sri Lanka.
Mobility International USA (MIUSA) Invites Women with Disabilities from China, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka to Apply for the Regional Women’s Institute on Leadership & Disability (WILD) – Asia May 23 – 30, 2018 DEADLINE TO APPLY: FEBRUARY 5th, 2018 APPLICATION AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND CHINESE ONLINE AT: http://www.miusa.org/news/2017/regional-wild-asia Sixteen women with disabilities from China, India, ...

Homeschooling in China

Location: Beijing.
China is witnessing a growing homeschooling scene in recent years. As the first education think tank to study homeschooling in mainland China, 21st Century Education Research Institute has released two research reports and organised multiple seminars to promote better understanding and more open discussion of the topic. To share our knowledge more widely and have further discussions ...

Professional Fellows Program

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations has received funding from the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to implement the Professional Fellows Program for Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mongolia. This two-way exchange program includes participants who work in the fields of environment, legal aid, community building among marginalized populations, and ...

Asia Foundation Development Fellows program now accepting applications

Location: South Korea, Sri Lanka, and USA. Venue: The Asia Foundation .
Applications for the 2018 Asia Foundation Development Fellows program will be accepted through November 20, 2017. Click here to review application information.   The Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future program provides highly qualified, young professionals from Asia with an unparalleled opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain in-depth knowledge of Asia’s ...

Talk: How to Protect Children From Sexual Violence?

Location: Beijing, China .
Child protection has been in the spotlight recently due to the spate of child abuse scandals in kindergartens. The film Angers Wear White, adapted from a real child sexual violence case, has just added more fire to the topic. This is a good thing though, as right now the topic of hidden and unaddressed child ...

Vagina Project’s 3rd “More Than Two” Debate is at Hand

Location: Beijing, China . Venue: 3ESPACE.
Societies tend to make a simple dichotomy regarding gender temperament: masculinity demands men to be assertive and powerful while femininity requires women to be docile and quiet. In many cases, when people’s gender temperament does not match their sex, they are likely to be criticized or condemned.   Topic: Is gender temperament a pseudo-concept? The discussion ...

Philanthropy in China:New Era, New Challenges, New Strategies

Location: Beijing, China. Venue: Xinhua Wenhua building.
  The evolution of China’s philanthropy and non-profit space has seen a significant acceleration in recent years. The new legal blueprint, put in place with the 2016 Charity Law, is seen as an opportunity that could provide regulatory clarity, increase public trust, and move the sector forward. Today, the proactive role of philanthropists and foundations ...
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CDB Workshop – “Overseas NGOs: what is the next step?”

Location: Beijing.
Many Overseas NGOs in China have now conducted their registrations successfully; however, registration is clearly not the ultimate goal, but only a first step. The primary concern has now become how to better conduct activities in China under the new legal framework.   What strategies are most suitable for Overseas NGOs in China? How can ...

World Philanthropy Forum, Beijing

Location: Beijing, China. Venue: World Philanthropy Forum.
The Second “World Philanthropy Forum”, jointly organized by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and Tsinghua University, is slated to be held in Beijing on November 29-30, 2017. The theme of this forum is “Collaboration”. Over 100 heavy-hitters from upwards of 30 countries will engage in seven high-end dialogues and four parallel ...

Roundabout Book Fair at Dulwich College Beijing

Location: Beijing, China . Venue: Dulwich College Beijing (DCB).
Dulwich College Beijing (Legend Garden Campus) kindly hosts a Roundabout Charity Book Fair.   Cold and dark winter days – is there anything better than snuggling up on the sofa with a good book? Now it’s the time to stock up on good reads for all the family. The Roundabout Book Fair is coming to ...

The Global Challenges Prize 2017

Calling big thinkers, from all disciplines, everywhere. The world needs your brain power and your best ideas as never before. Compete for US$5 million in prize money. Help to reshape our world. Catastrophic climate change, weapons of mass destruction, extreme poverty: the threats we face as a global community threaten our very survival. They demand ...

The 24th (2017) Regional Joint Conference on Social Work in the Asia-Pacific Region

Location: Shenzhen, China. Venue: 深圳市龙岗区中海凯骊酒店.
The 24th Regional Joint Conference on Social Work in the Asia-Pacific Region (2017)  (第24届(2017)亚太地区社会工作区域联合会议) will be held in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, on September 26th –29th, jointly organized by the International Social Work Community of the Asia Pacific Region and the Asia Pacific Region Social Work Education Association. The conference is held every two years in Asia-Pacific ...