CDB Editorial: Lobbying from outside the system
When the average Chinese reflects on last year’s annual meetings of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), otherwise known as the “Two Congresses,” the only thing that comes to mind is transportation restrictions and traffic jams.
Gingko Partner Interviews: Mei Nianshu
This article profiles Mei Nianshu, founder of the environmental NGO, Green Kunming, in Yunnan province and one of five Narada Foundation Gingko Partners for 2010.
The Garbage Crisis: NGOs’ Call to Action
This article takes a fresh look at familiar waste management issues. Given the many environmental NGOs involved, waste management has developed into a rare arena for grassroots social action
China’s Garbage Problem Prompts Soul Searching Among NGOs
This provocative, in-depth report addresses head-on the sensitive issue of advocacy using the issue of garbage as a case study.
New Frontiers In China’s Third Sector Development: Strategizing For Effective Advocacy
Noakes’ report provides some specific recommendations for international funders and NGOs interested in strengthening issue advocacy networks that would involve Chinese NGOs in playing a larger role in shaping policy