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Reports and publications written by other organizations (such as the United Nations) and distributed on our website.

Tools for Gender Sensitive Planning and Implementation
Tools for Gender Sensitive Planning and Implementation
  This training module was jointly produced by UNIFEM (the Women’s Fund at the United Nations), the European Commission and the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization. The module is divided into two units. The first unit contains an overview of gender analysis as a systematic way of identifying factors that contribute to ...
Non-State Actors in Asian Development Cooperation: The Role of Non-governmental Organizations
Non-State Actors in Asian Development Cooperation: The Role of Non-governmental Organizations
Organized jointly by the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and The Asia Foundation (TAF), the “Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation” (AADC) dialogue series brings together development experts and government officials from the Asia region and beyond to share perspectives and to facilitate mutual learning between and among emerging Asian donors, recipient countries, and DAC members. In ...
Civil Society from the BRICS: Emerging Roles in the New International Development Landscape
Civil Society from the BRICS: Emerging Roles in the New International Development Landscape
First Published by the Institute of Development Studies in February 2016, this report looks at the transformations across the multiple dimensions of international development in which civil society organizations from BRICS play a role. It begins with an analysis of the domestic context within which they operate. It then examines in greater detail their roles in ...
‘Going Out’ or Staying In? The Expansion of Chinese NGOs in Africa
‘Going Out’ or Staying In? The Expansion of Chinese NGOs in Africa
  Provided by SelectedWorks, this article examines the overseas behaviour of Chinese NGOs in two African nations, Ethiopia and Malawi, with varying political regime types. It suggests that irrespective of regime type, Chinese NGOs are yet to make a substantial impact in either nation. The authors argue that, despite the strength of the Chinese state and high levels of ...
China’s Engagement in International Development Cooperation The State of the Debate
China’s Engagement in International Development Cooperation The State of the Debate
  Published by the Institute of Development Studies, this research aims to investigate the recent evolution of China’s discourse on development and aid. More precisely, how do China’s policymakers and influential scholars understand and debate China’s role in the field of international development aid, specifically in the context of China as a ‘rising power’? However, ...
Online Fundraising in China: A Research Report on Third Party Platforms in 2014
Online Fundraising in China: A Research Report on Third Party Platforms in 2014
This report, the first ever research report published by China Association of Fundraising Professionals on the topic of fundraising in China, was made possible by joint efforts of the Department of Social Responsibility, Alibaba Group and Recende Fundraising Research Center. This report aims at looking deep into the general situation of online fundraising platforms run ...
2015 Foundation Rankings
2015 Foundation Rankings
  This report is produced by the China Foundation Rankings and translated by CDB. The China Foundation Rankings is an advocacy exercise launched in 2013 by five grassroots NGOs: the Love Together Public Welfare Innovation Organization (One Kilogram More), the Chinese Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD), Leling, the Social Resources Institute (SRI) and the New ...
Discussion Paper for the Roundtable Discussion on Working Together to Address Civic Space in Asia and the Pacific
Discussion Paper for the Roundtable Discussion on Working Together to Address Civic Space in Asia and the Pacific
  This Discussion Paper is written by Prof. Mark Sidel. Mark Sidel is Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin. In 2015-16 he will also serve as the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Visiting Chair in Community Foundations at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. In addition to ...
Promoting Women’s Leadership Roles in the AIDS Response
Promoting Women’s Leadership Roles in the AIDS Response
  This report is written by Zhang Tao.  Zhang Tao is a scholar-activist with a wide range of experience in Chinese civil society development. Women’s participation and leadership, monitoring and evaluation are just part of her area of expertise. Zhang provides strategic and programmatic support to grassroots initiatives in China’s health sector to enable more ...
Thinking Strategically about Civil Society Assistance in China
Thinking Strategically about Civil Society Assistance in China
“Thinking Strategically about Civil Society Assistance in China” is a series of interviews conducted in 2014 by Dr Andreas Fulda with leaders in American, European, and Chinese donor and implementing organizations. They aim to shed light on development trends in civil society assistance, portray flagship civil society initiatives, and provide good practice examples. All interviews are published in English ...
“My Life is too Dark to See the Light” A Survey of the Living Conditions of Transgender Female Sex Workers in Beijing and Shanghai
“My Life is too Dark to See the Light” A Survey of the Living Conditions of Transgender Female Sex Workers in Beijing and Shanghai
Asia Catalyst’s 72 page report documents the daily reality for transgender female sex workers in Beijing and Shanghai. Based on 10 months’ research by Asia Catalyst and two Chinese community based organizations, Beijing Zuoyou Center and Shanghai CSW (commercial sex worker) & MSM (men who have sex with men) Center, the report documents discrimination, police ...
Catching the Rising Tide: Chinese Donor Strategies and Implications
Catching the Rising Tide: Chinese Donor Strategies and Implications
Catching the Rising Tide – A Report Reveals the Secret of Donor-NGO Relationship in China   Quick Review of Report Five distinctive donor segments with different motivations and strategies Cultivate engagement throughout the donor lifecycle to create healthy strategic donor-NPO relationships Donors can have far greater impact beyond funding, by leveraging their employee volunteers, sharing their ...
Full report on the 2013 Eu-China NGO Twinning Exchange
Full report on the 2013 Eu-China NGO Twinning Exchange
  In 2013 the Stiftung Asienhaus supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung created the first-of-its-kind EU-China NGO Twinning exchange program, laying the foundation for a vital and sustainable connection between China’s and Europe’s NGOs. Five Chinese and five European NGOs working on very diverse topics of civil society took part in the mutual exchange which ...
Philanthropy as an Emerging Contributor to Development Cooperation (UNDP, 2014)
Philanthropy as an Emerging Contributor to Development Cooperation (UNDP, 2014)
The world is at a pivotal moment for global development cooperation. While many stakeholders are brought increasingly into international development processes, philanthropy stands apart, despite the scale, ambition and potential of philanthropy’s contributions to international development. A range of issues and recommendations are raised in this report, commissioned by the United Nations Development Program. Philanthropy’s ...
UNDP/NESTA Chinese social innovation toolkit
UNDP/NESTA Chinese social innovation toolkit
A Chinese-language Innovation Toolkit aimed at enhancing social innovation was launched at the UNDP compound in China in association with the UK innovation group Nesta.  The toolkit has been translated for a Chinese audience and is expected to greatly assist the burgeoning innovation sector within China. The toolkit provides practical templates and models to assist ...
UNDP E-book – Working With Civil Society in Foreign Aid: Possibilities for South-South Cooperation? (Nov 2013)
UNDP E-book – Working With Civil Society in Foreign Aid: Possibilities for South-South Cooperation? (Nov 2013)
The E-book “Working With Civil Society in Foreign Aid – Possibilities for South-South Cooperation?” reviews different roles, experiences, and lessons learned from working with civil society in development cooperation. It compares and analyses common themes and good practices from numerous aid-providing countries. It also puts forth potential issues and questions for consideration regarding future engagement ...
Hudson Institute’s 2013 Philanthropic Freedom Index and Report
Hudson Institute’s 2013 Philanthropic Freedom Index and Report
    Title: Philanthropic Freedom: A Pilot Study Organization: The Hudson Institute’s Center for Global Prosperity Website: http://www.hudson.org/research/9555-philanthropic-freedom-a-pilot-study Date of publication: April 19th 2013 This report measures and compares the ease of giving across 13 countries for the first time. China being one of the countries analyzed, we have decided to present it on our ...
2012 China Social Enterprise Report, FYSE
2012 China Social Enterprise Report, FYSE
Since 2010, FYSE has conducted the annual China Social Enterprise survey to understand the characteristics of social entrepreneurs in China, as well as their scale, challenges and impact. The 2013 survey will provide crucial data to follow up on the previous studies in order to draw conclusions and provide recommendations for investors, intermediaries, government and ...