Fears expressed that some international NGOs may leave China over inability to comply with the Overseas NGO Law
Citing a US media source, the Xinhua News agency group reported that some overseas NGOs are considering leaving China out of concern that they will be unable to comply with the requirements set out by Chinaâ€™s Overseas NGO Management Law (the Law), effective on January 1, 2017. According to a Voice of America (VOA) report on December 16, the Overseas NGO Law provides that all overseas NGOs intending to carry out activities in China shall register and file for records. The overseeing and supervisory agency is now switched from being the Ministry of Civil Affairs to the Ministry of Public Security. According to the Law, overseas NGOs are prohibited …read more
A Simple Guide to the Overseas NGO Law
The Overseas NGO Law is China’s first national law directed at foreign NGOs operating in China. Want to know how it will affect you? Read on!
Total annual donations in 2015 exceed 110 billion, individual donations rise to 7.5 billion
On November 29, the China Charity Federation issued the “2015 Annual Report on China’s Charitable Contributions” (hereinafter referred to as the Report) in Beijing. DrawingÂ onÂ nearly 110,000 entries of sampleÂ data, the ReportÂ makes an estimation of the total amount of domestic donations over the year and provides analysis on specific trends. According to the Report, China’s charitable donations have been on a steady rise and the annual total exceededÂ 110 billion RMBÂ for the first time in 2015. The total amount of cash and material donations from both domestic and overseasÂ sources reached 110.857 billionÂ RMB, accounting for 0.16% of GDP, an increase ofÂ 6.631 billion RMB and 6.4% when compared with 2014. Domestic donations come mainly …read more
French and Chinese foundations sign strategic cooperation agreement
The signing ceremony for the strategic cooperation agreement between France’s Expectation and Innovation Foundation and the Beijing Qiaonu Foundation was held on October 20th. During the ceremony the former French prime minister and chairman of the Expectation and Innovation Foundation Jean-Pierre Raffarin and the president of the Orient Landscape Industry Group and chairwoman of the Beijing Qiaonu Foundation He Qiaonu signed the cooperation agreement and discussed future cooperation. It is reported that the two foundations are going to film a documentary with a French television institute in order to let the world know more about China, encourage people to think about human progress and inspire environmental protection activities. The aim …read more
A Philanthropic Society: China’s Future
Renowned Chinese academic Li Xiaoyun reflects upon the impressive popularity and reach of charities in American society, and considers what China could learn from the United States as it tries to become a philanthropic society.