Keyword: Overseas NGOs

Two overseas NGOs register in Shanxi

Two overseas NGOs register in Shanxi

It was reported two days ago that Shanxi’s Public Security Bureau (PSB) awarded registration credentials and chief representative certificates to the representative offices of two overseas NGOs, the Hong Kong Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce and the well-known US organization Global Volunteers. A ceremony was held to mark the occasion, attended by officials from the PSB and the Education and Commerce departments.   The person in charge of Shanxi’s PSB congratulated these first two overseas NGOs to register and said that, as the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, Shanxi will definitely play an important role in China’s “One Belt and One Road” initiatives. He reiterated that the …read more

The Development Organization of Rural Sichuan (UK) successfully registers

The Development Organization of Rural Sichuan (UK) successfully registers

It has been reported that the Development Organization of Rural Sichuan (DORS), a British organization, succeeded in registering in Sichuan in April, 2017. The organization aims to promote the long-term sustainable development of rural Sichuan by operating village-wide integrated development projects. It launches integrated development and service programs based on the need of villagers, particularly focusing on women, children, the elder, destitute families and other disadvantaged groups. Back in 1988, when the organization’s founder Rose Acock visited China, the poverty and hardship faced by farmers in rural China struck her and planted the seed of making a difference in her head. A year after registering in the UK in 1996, …read more

Five overseas NGOs register in Beijing

It was reported yesterday that Beijing’s Public Security Bureau (PSB) recently awarded registration credentials and chief representative certificates to the Beijing representative offices of five overseas NGOs. In addition to the Nature Conservancy, on whose registration we already reported last week, the other four are the Business Software Alliance (USA), Mongolia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, and the Korean Copyright Commission. A ceremony was held to mark the occasion, attended by an official from the State Forestry Administration as a representative of the professional supervisory units.The overseas NGOs management office of the Beijing’s PSB and the representative of the State Forestry Administration awarded the registration credentials to …read more

The Ministry of Public Security provides clarifications on the Overseas NGO Law

The Ministry of Public Security provides clarifications on the Overseas NGO Law

A briefing was held by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and the Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau in Shanghai last Tuesday (November 8th), in order to inform various consulate generals of the preparatory work for the implementation of the PRC’s law on the Management of the Activities of Overseas NGOs within Mainland China. Some outstanding issues were addressed during the briefing, including whether there can be a “transitional period” or a “period of grace” after the law is implemented, if overseas NGOs can conduct activities in different regions and how to determine the competent agency when an overseas NGO works in different fields. Regarding the question of whether there …read more

International NGOs Worry over Finding Sponsors

International NGOs Worry over Finding Sponsors

China’s new law on the management of international NGOs will soon come into force. In this article the author discusses her concern that it may be difficult for foreign NGOs to find a sponsor and obtain legal status in China.

Draft of the Guidelines for the Registration and Temporary Activities of Overseas NGOs released

Draft of the Guidelines for the Registration and Temporary Activities of Overseas NGOs released

A forum for overseas NGOs was held by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and the Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau in Shanghai on October 14th. During the forum it was announced that a draft version of the “Guidelines for the Registration and Temporary Activities of Overseas NGOs” has been released in order to receive public feedback. The official and final version will be released before the PRC’s Law on the Management of the Activities of Overseas NGOs within Mainland China is implemented on January 1st, 2017. According to Hao Yunhong, a representative of the Overseas NGOs Management Office, the MPS is paying much attention to the service and management …read more