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August 1, 2019

Analysis: What New Civil Service Rules Might Mean for NGOs in China

Contributor Holly Snape writes about two trends that have the potential to significantly reshape and further restrict space for civil society activity in mainland China: first, changing incentive structures for government officials, including those who are charged with overseeing civil society affairs; and second, narrowing definitions of permissible civil society activity. Diving deep into the nature of civil servant assessments, Snape discusses how these new rules might affect how government employees interact with NGOs. The full article is available here.

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