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According to information on the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) website, five foreign NGO representative offices have de-registered in recent months. This makes a total of seven foreign NGOs that registered after the Foreign NGO Law went into effect in January 2017 and subsequently de-registered. Only two foreign NGOs had de-registered their representative offices in the first two years of the law’s implementation.Read more
The following interactive graphics display information about currently-registered foreign NGOs’ representative offices in China as provided by the Ministry of Public Security website. The interactive map shows the approximate location of foreign NGOs’ representative offices in China. The filterable table provides the same information in a searchable text format.Read more

Temporary Activities Filterable Table

This filterable table lists the temporary activities that foreign NGOs have filed for since January 2017, and includes foreign NGOs’ activity names, Chinese Partner Units, activity dates, and activity locations. Type your search term(s) in the fields above each column to filter the results. You can filter multiple columns simultaneously.Read more

New Foreign NGO Offices in Tianjin, Guangdong, Shandong; Raising Legal Awareness in Tibet

Ministry of Public Security WeChat Posts—June 6-10, 2019
June 6, 2019:The Tianjin Public Security Bureau (PSB) recent held an ceremony recognizing the establishment of 16 local sub-bureaus of the Foreign NGO Management Office.At the ceremony, the Tianjin PSB Foreign NGO Management Office explained that the sub-bureaus must establish a management team, assist the municipal PSB in providing services, and manage both foreign NGOs representative offices and temporary activities in Tianjin. Representatives from each sub-bureau pledged to improve the management of foreign NGOs.June 6,...Read more

PSB Conducts Educational Sessions in Shanghai and Guizhou

Ministry of Public Security WeChat Posts—June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019:The Hainan Province Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office issued a registration certificate to the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M). Representatives from the Hainan Health Commission also attended the ceremony.A PSB representative congratulated A4M, then listed three work requirements for the organization: first, the organization shall carry out project activities in China in strict accordance with the Foreign NGO Law for the benefit of the Hainan Free Trade Zone; second,...Read more