Closing Meeting of the Project on Capacity Building Training for Chinese Labor NGOs’ United Rights Protection Campaign

August 1, 2013 China Development Brief Worker Representatives of the Participants   Mr. Wei Wei is making a summary statement.   In the afternoon of July 29, 2013, Little Bird Mutual-Aid Hotline for Migrant Workers ...

Economic Information Daily – The "black box" of social service procurement

Southern Daily – Social organizations unable to accept Foshan’s RMB 2.4 million for service procurement

With the municipal government of Foshan, Guangdong ready to disperse RMB 2.4 million to social organizations in service procurement, the government is finding that social organizations are unable to accept this significant amount of funding. ...

Southern Metropolis Daily – The Difficulties of NGOs

Recently, an influential think tank and NGO called Beijing Transition Research Institute (北京传知行社会经济研究所) was shut down by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, bringing issues related to NGO registration and management back into the spotlight. From ...

Beijing Times – Yunnan govt will withdraw from charity fundraising; civil servants may not work at NGOs

Weekly Civil Society News, July 6 – July 12

Xinhua – Wang Zhenyao: What should a "charity supervision organization" do?

Southern Metropolis Daily – NGOs should reflect the lesson of poverty alleviation co-ops

Restrictions on public interest lawsuit viewed as inappropriate

Many have responded negatively to the recent draft of a revision to the Environmental Protection Law that sites the All-China Environment Federation as the sole agent of the new public interest lawsuit provision. Many scholars ...

Weekly Civil Society News, June 25 – July 5

Beijing Times – “GONGO” charity alliance’s place among the people

Weekly Civil Society News, June 15 - June 21

Social Resource Institute – Political and legal social orgs will not benefit from reforms

While social organization policy reform will ease the registration process for some types of NGOs, political and legal NGOs will continue to face difficulty in registering. According to the latest reforms, industry associations, science and ...

Guangzhou Daily – Charity funding allocation will be supervised

Beijing News – Courts “ignoring” environmental public interest lawsuit?

China Ethnic News – Let “legal entity status” promote religious charity sector

Weekly Civil Society News June 8 – June 14

Weekly Civil Society News,June 1 - June 8