Two South Korean NGOs de-register their Chinese offices

As reported by ChinaFile, two South Korean overseas NGOs have officially de-registered their representative offices in China. This follows on the heels of another five overseas NGOs that de-registered over the first eight months of 2019. ...

He Daofeng receives Global Outstanding Social Entrepreneur Award

The Global Outstanding Social Entrepreneur Award was presented to He Daofeng, the former Executive President of China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA), at the Global CSR Summit held by the Global CSR Foundation (GCSRF) in ...

Ten social organisations in Yunnan fail to pass their annual inspection

In another sign that the new regulations for the management of social organisations are being strictly applied, the Civil Affairs Bureau of Yunnan province has reported that ten social organisations have been found to be ...
Nature-based solutions: 5 important publications by IUCN

Nature-based solutions: 5 important publications by IUCN

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are defined by the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) as “actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems, that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously ...
Report shows effectiveness of Shanghai's waste-sorting after 100 days of implementation

Report shows effectiveness of Shanghai’s waste-sorting after 100 days of implementation

The official WeChat account of the Shanghai Municipal Greening and Urban Image Management Bureau (上海市绿化和市容管理局官) has published an article reporting on the results of Shanghai’s new waste-sorting regulations after the first 100 days of implementation. ...

Alashan SEE Foundation hosts reception as part of the UN Climate Action Summit

China’s Alashan SEE Foundation hosted a reception as part of the recently concluded UN Climate Action Summit in New York. The reception was held partly to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the foundation’s founding. The ...
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China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation officially opens office in Ethiopia

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation officially opens office in Ethiopia

The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation has officially registered an office in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. This is the foundation’s third overseas office, after the ones it set up in Nepal and Myanmar. ...

Program developed to help sufferers of serious illnesses avoid poverty

Although there is a system of basic medical insurance that covers most of the public, treatment for a serious illness can still be a significant expense for many families in China. The China Population Welfare Foundation, ...

Beach cleanup organized in Hainan for International Coastal Cleanup Day

A beach cleanup activity has been organized in Sansha, on Hainan island, to mark International Coastal Cleanup Day, which falls on September 21st. International Coastal Cleanup Day started over 30 years ago in Texas, when ...
Fifth Tencent 9/9 Charity Day raises over 2.4 billion yuan, smashing last year's record

Fifth Tencent 9/9 Charity Day raises over 2.4 billion yuan, smashing last year’s record

The fifth edition of Tencent’s 9/9 Charity Day, which officially ended on the 9th of September, has yet again broken all records for its scale and the amount of funds raised. The three-day annual event ...

China’s online fundraising platforms raised over 1.8 billion RMB in the first half of 2019

During a forum on online platforms for public fundraising held a few days ago, the Vice-Minister of Civil Affairs Wang Aiwen revealed that over the first half of 2019, the 20 official platforms for online ...

Shanghai single mother denied maternity benefits for being unmarried, starts lawsuit

Editor’s Note This is an abridged translation of an article by 新京报 (Beijing News) on a young mother from Shanghai who found she was unable to apply for maternity benefits because she was unmarried. She ...

Ministry of Civil Affairs encouraging social organizations to focus on poverty alleviation

Editor’s Note This is an adapted and edited translation of parts of a report originally published on the 26th of August 2019 by 中国社会组织动态, the official WeChat account of the Social Organizations’ Management Department of ...
Crackdown on illegal social organizations reported

Crackdown on illegal social organizations reported

Reports from last week suggest that a crackdown on social organizations that are considered to be illegal or to be conducting activities in violation of the law is currently taking place in China. According to ...

Translated: how has the Charity Law affected the supervision of social organizations?

Editor’s Note This is an abridged translation of parts of an article published by 公益资本论, a Chinese-language WeChat account that produces analysis on social organizations and the charity sector. The article questions the commonly held notion ...
A story from Project Hope

A story from Project Hope

Editor’s Note This is an abbreviated and slightly modified translation of an article originally published by 北京晚报, and re-posted by the WeChat account of the China Philanthropy Research Institute at Beijing Normal University on the 16th ...

Five overseas NGOs de-register their representative offices in China

As reported by ChinaFile, five overseas NGOs have de-registered their representative offices in China over the last few months. The NGOs that de-registered are the Europe-China Culture and Economy Commission (Belgium), the World Future Council (Germany), the ...