Sustainable living found to be a bottom-up pursuit among young professionals

A report on the trend of sustainability among young professionals was published by Bottledream, a social enterprise and a B corporation. The research team used a qualitative method, looking at more than 1,000 people who ...

Reports show direction for fighting black lung disease

A seminar on the needs and solutions for patients with pneumoconiosis (black lung disease) was held on January 13 in Beijing by the “Love Save Pneumoconiosis” and the Center of Public Policy Research at the China ...

Litigation registered against Guangxi rescue center over the death of 34 pangolins

The first environmental public interest litigation on pangolins was approved on January 11, 2019. The plaintiff, the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF), claims that due to dereliction of duty the seized pangolins ...

200,000 youth volunteers will provide services during the Chunyun period

The 2019 Spring Festival is just around the corner, and it is estimated that around 2.99 billion trips will be completed during the Spring Festival travel rush, known as the Chunyun. This year’s Chunyun will ...

Third-party evaluation of NGO projects in China still lacking in professionalism

Since the announcement of the “Suggestions for the Third-Party Evaluation of Social Organizations (关于探索建立社会组织第三方评估机制的指导意见)” in May 2015, organizations and companies have been set up to carry out third-party evaluations for NGOs. According to the Report ...

Chinese NGOs have responded to over 20 international disasters and emergencies, finds conference

The 2018 NGO Seminar on International Disaster Relief was held on December 18th, organized by the China Charity Alliance and the Research Center for Risks Governance and Innovation of the Beijing Normal University. According to ...

China brings satellite TV access to 1,000 Nigerian villages

The launching ceremony of the “Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages” Nigeria Project was held on January 14 in Kpaduma, a suburban village in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. Kpaduma was chosen as one ...

China Philanthropy Conference 2018 held in Beijing

The China Philanthropy Conference 2018 was held in Beijing on the 14th of January to celebrate the 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up, and summarize and look back upon the achievements of the philanthropic sector. ...

First survey of monthly donations in China published

The first survey of Chinese who give or have given monthly donations to charities was conducted in November 2018. The survey was carried out by the Fundraising Center, the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, the ...

Report released on how video games are dominating the childhood of the rural left-behind

According to the “Research Report on Internet Behaviour of Chinese Teenagers”, published by the China Internet Network Information Center, there were 79 million teenage internet users in the Chinese countryside by December 2015. Among these ...

Over 810,000 registered social organizations in China, reveals Ministry of Civil Affairs

The Charity Times reported yesterday on some interesting data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs concerning China’s charity sector in 2018. The data comes from the “National Civil Affairs Work Video Conference”, held in Beijing on ...

Yunnan releases implementation measures for the mandatory reporting of domestic violence

It has been reported that the government of Yunnan Province recently released the Implementation Measures for the Mandatory Reporting System of Domestic Violence. Yunnan is the first province in China to introduce specific implementation measures regarding the ...

Final decision taken on the “Changzhou poisonous land” environmental litigation case

The Jiangsu High People’s Court made a final decision on the “Changzhou poisonous land case” on December 27th, waiving the “sky-high” legal expenses imposed on the two NGOs by the first ruling, and ordering the ...
Selection of 2018 national and local policy documents on charity and philanthropy

Selection of 2018 national and local policy documents on charity and philanthropy

The China Lingshan Council for the Promotion of Philanthropy recently put together two wide-ranging selections of Chinese laws, regulations and policies on charity. The first selection focuses on national laws and policies and the second ...

Why livestreaming classes won’t solve the problems of rural education

Editor’s Note This is a summary of an article that originally appeared in 网易数读 on the 22nd of December 2018, under the title ”3600万流动儿童,和消失的农村学生” (36 million migrant children and disappeared students from the countryside). It ...

CDB to release 2018 report on salaries in the Chinese NGO sector

China Development Brief is soon to release a report on the salaries and the supply and demand of human resources in China’s charity sector. The report will be based on a survey carried out from May ...

State media seeks to reassure overseas NGOs

Haiwainet.com, the overseas edition of the People’s Daily, has published an article claiming that overseas NGOs in China have nothing to worry about as long as they follow the law. This comes in the wake of the ...
A roundup on Chinese NGOs going out

A roundup on Chinese NGOs going out

In the forty years since the “Reform and Opening up” begun, China has transformed itself from a poverty-stricken country into an economic superpower. This economic strength has provided China with an opportunity to be a ...