NGOCN’s Financial Incident
This article reveals one of the negative aspects of the NGO sector in China, as well as in other countries: financial mismanagement. It profiles NGOCN, a popular information-sharing and networking NGO website based originally in Kunming but which has since relocated to Guangzhou.
A human resource system for Beijing’s 7500 social organizations
he Beijing Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau announced plans to establish a human resource system for the 120,000 full-time staff working in the city’s 7,500 plus social organizations.
Major charitable projects should be audited and the results made public
In an effort to strengthen transparency and accountability in the public welfare sector, the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Civil Affairs issued a Notice which calls for major charitable projects to be audited after their completion, and the results of the audit made public.
Government Procurement Promotes Social Work Agencies
The following is a dense but very interesting article on a cutting-edge trend in China: the flowering of nonprofit (and some for-profit) social work agencies that are appearing in Chinese cities with the support of government funding and support
Participatory Governance: An Interview with Song Qinghua
The following is an interview with Song Qinghua, director of the Beijing-based Shining Stone, one of China’s leading NGOs in the field of participatory community governance.
Lowering the threshold: Foshan NGOs no longer have difficulty finding a “mother-in-law”
This article reports on recent announced changes in Foshan city’s management of social organizations.
Seeking Truth Article: Social Management Cannot Fall Into the Trap of Civil Society
This article expresses a concern among conservatives about putting too much emphasis on social organizations.