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A new analysis piece looks at how the Foreign NGO Law has been applied to foreign NGOs working to facilitate international adoption. Jasmine I-Shin Su takes a look at what has changed in the foreign adoption process since the implementation of the law.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

September Data and Some Recommended NGO Articles

The China NGO Project has posted representative office and temporary activity data for the month of September (with information available as of October 1). The pace at which representative offices are registered and at which new temporary activities are initiated appears to be settling into a steadier rhythm as implementation becomes more regularized. PSB authorities registered 11 foreign NGO representative offices in September; for seven of nine months this year, new registrations were in the...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
China Development Brief (CDB) will hold a forum in Beijing on November 6 and 7, “China’s Overseas NGO Law Two Years On,” for foreign NGOs operating in China. The goal of the gathering is to “facilitate the effective operations of overseas NGOs under the current circumstances, including in areas like strategic positioning, partnership maintenance and institutional operations.” Slated speakers include: Jia Xijin of Tsinghua University, Ford Foundation’s Elizabeth Knup, representatives from the Beijing Foreign NGO...Read more