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Today, in conjunction with the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, the Ministry of Public Security issued a “Notice on Handling Work Permits for Foreign Employees of Foreign NGOs and Related Issues.” This is the first official written guidance on how employees of foreign NGOs in China should obtain work permits. The notice touches on both representative office employees and foreign NGO representatives carrying out temporary activities.The MPS WeChat announcement does not provide the full...Read more
Today, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued a “Notice on Handling Work Permits for Foreign Employees of Foreign NGOs and Related Issues” to recipients at the provincial level.Read more
August 8, 2017:The Fujian and Sichuan Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Offices granted registration certificates to foreign NGOs in their respective jurisdictions. Fujian gave certificates to The Chinese Art of Tea Craft Union, the Chinese Youth Volunteer Exchange Association, and the China-Taiwan Business and Trade Exchange Association. Sichuan gave a certificate to The Salvation Army.August 8, 2017:The Gansu PSB Foreign NGO Management Office has been using many methods to publicize the law. This...Read more
Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Plantan compares and contrasts Russia’s and China’s foreign NGO-related legislation. Though both laws had a similar set of motivations driving their creation, Plantan shows key differences in the drafting processes as well as in the governments’ public discussion of foreign NGOs.Read more

Updated Data Visualizations for January-July

We’ve crunched the numbers and updated our suite of data visualizations to include the month of July. Let us know if there are other ways we could analyze the data that would be useful for you or your organization.Read more