Twinning Blog

2017

International Expert Workshop
From 15 to 16 September 2016 the Ministry of Environment of Republic of Korea (ROK) holds a Workshop on “Toward the Establishment
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EU – China Twinning Program 2017 – A Twinning Diary
A Twinning Diary by Wang Han (Green Women, Shanghai) and Johanna Eichermüller (WECF, Munich) This “Twinning Diary” is compiled by Han
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“The Mudflat is Connecting Worlds ” – twinners in the news
Our Twinners made the news Under the title “The Mudflat is Connecting Worlds” two of the twinners 2017, Anja Szczesinski
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EU-China NGO Twinning at C20 – A Capacity-Building Workshop in Hamburg 2017
What kind of world do we want to live in? In a complex, organizational feat between VENRO and Stiftung Asienhaus
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EU-China NGO Twinning at the C20
As part of this year’s capacity building workshop, the 2017 twinners joined the over 300 international NGOs meeting at the
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Full Twinning Report 2016
This full report on the fourth round of NGO exchange „2016 EU-China Twinning: Partnerships between European and Chinese NGOs” displays the results,
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VIDEO: We have a lot of topics in common
Watch now – our brand new film on the unique European-Chinese work exchange experience!    
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2016

Achievements 2013 to today
The Call for Applications for our 2017 EU-China NGO Twinning Program is online. It’s the fifth round already! Time to
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2016 EU-China NGO Twinning Program Capacity Building and Reflection Week in Berlin
How do civil society organizations campaign in Europe, how can it be compared to campaigning in China’s restricted media landscape?
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Stories of Change – Twinners Roland Joebstl and Peter Feldkamp speak at the Beijing Environmental Networking Event “Green Drinks”
The 2016 Twinning program also gave Roland Joebstl, European Environmental Bureau and Peter Feldkamp, Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V., the opportunity to
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Full Twinning Report 2015
This full report on the third round of NGO exchange „Twinning: partnerships between European and Chinese NGOs –Social and Environmental Justice
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The Twinning 2016: Half-Time
As the time, that the European Twinners spend in China is coming to an end, we would like to offer
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2016 Changsha Capacity Building Seminar: Climate Change, Social and Environmental Justice
2016 EU-China NGO Twinning Program Capacity and Experience Sharing Workshop held in Changsha   From August 18th to 21st, 2016, Stiftung
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Three European Twinners already in China
As of July, three of the nine European Twinners from the Social and Environmental Justice Branch of this year’s Twinning
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Press Release – The seven Twinners for the EU-China NGO Exchange 2016 have been chosen
For the third time the German Stiftung Asienhaus supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung organizes the exchange program EU-China NGO Twinning.
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2015

2015 Hangzhou Capacity Building Seminar: Climate change, Social and Environmental justice
2015 Hangzhou Capacity Building Seminar: Climate change, Social and Environmental justice On September 7th and 8th, the 2015 EU-China NGO
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Climate change, social and environmental justice Conference Report – Capacity Building Workshop, Brussels 2015
On the 3rd and 4th of November 2015 the European and Chinese NGOs of this year’s Twinning-program gathered in the
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International youth network on climate change CYCAN (Beijing) & BUNDJugend Berlin (Germany)
CYCAN & BUNDJugend Berlin see this twinning program as the beginning of further cooperation. CYCAN is building a domestic and
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Introduction to 2015 Twinning Participants
For the third year the German Stiftung Asienhaus supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung organizes the exchange program EU-China NGO
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The tendering for the 2015 EU-China NGO Twinning Exchange Program is open. Apply now!
Robert Bosch Stiftung and Stiftung Mercator will work closely together in futureto create a network of civil society organizations from
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Two Civil Society Exchange Programs Combined: Robert Bosch Stiftung and Stiftung Mercator Join Forces
The “EU-China NGO Twinning Program” in the future  will comprise the Stiftung Asienhaus “EU-China NGO Twinning Program”, which is funded
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2014

2014 Twinning Full Report: Investment Monitoring – Sustainable Farming – Waste Management – Emission Trading – Social Innovation”
This full report on the second round of NGO exchange “Twinning: partnerships between Chinese and European NGOs – Investment Monitoring
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Documentary on 2014 Twinning Participant Beijing Farmer’s Market
During Cornelia Kirchner’s stay with their partner organization Bejing Farmer’s Market in Beijing, they were interviewed by German TV channel
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Tackling Common Issues – Reports from Chinese and European NGOs
Twinning seminar on 22.10.2014, Berlin On 22nd of October, the seminar “Tackling common issues: Chinese and European NGOs working on
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Environmental Advocacy and Citizens’ Self-Organization in Europe and China – Capacity Building Seminar for Chinese Twinners in Berlin
    On the 20th of October 2014 the Chinese NGO Twinners gathered in a conference room at the newspaper
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Public Sharing of Twinner-Experiences in China
From the 22nd to the 26th of September, the European NGO twinners of 2014 were holding four special public sharing
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Farmers, Farms and PGS – IFOAM at Beijing Farmer’s Market
Cornelia Kirchner, IFOAM’s Value Chain Coordinator and expert on Participatory Guarantee Systems was staying with their partner organization Beijing Farmer’s market
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CLAPV wins Asian Nobel award
This years participant in the EU-China NGO twinning wins the “Asian Nobel” award. The Center for Legal Assistance for Pollution
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Press release: Seven NGOs from China and Europe selected for Twinning
For the second year the German Stiftung Asienhaus supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung organizes the exchange program EU-China NGO
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2013

Twinner-Alumni form coalitions
Chickenshed and The Rights Practice, both European alumni of the Stiftung Aisenhaus twinning projects found a way of spreading the
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Tackling Common Issues – Reports from Chinese and European NGOs
Twinning seminar on 22.10.2014, Berlin On 22nd of October, the seminar “Tackling common issues: Chinese and European NGOs working on
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Both ENDS Foundation: Twinning Policy Briefing on investment policy of Chinese banks
CHINESE BANKS CONTROLLING POLITICS WITH MONEY: This paper is a result of the cooperation between the two NGOs BothEnds (NL)
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2013 Twinning Full Report: Green Financing – Rights to Clean Water – Human Rights – Urban Youth Culture – Social
The documentation on the first round of EU-China NGO Exchange  “Twinning: Partnerships between Chinese and European NGOs: Green Financing –
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Twinning participant Pieter Jansen (Both ENDS) presenting his work on Green Credit policy at the annual One-World-Conference of Northrhine-Westphalia
2014-03-14 NGO-Twinner Pieter Jansen Speaks at 18th One-World-Conference of Northrhine-Westphalia
On March 15th, the 18th One-World-Conference of Northrhine-Westphalia took place in Bonn. The event was attended by more than 300
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2014-2-24 EU-China Reflection Workshop
The workshop, set in Cologne, Germany, provided the interested public with discussion on EU-China relationship and deep insights into the
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Video: Hip-Hopper aus Berlin und Guangzhou im EU-China NGO-Twinning
In this video, Akim Walta from Berlin Massive and Dickid from Chee Productions Guangzhou tell their personal experiences during their
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Chickenshed in China
Last week Dave Carey, Chickenshed’s Director of Creative Development, and Charlie Kemp, a member of their Artistic Staff, returned from
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2014-02-24 Workshop and Forum: EU – China Civil Society Partnerships. First-hand Reports from NGO Twinning Exchange
The first round of EU-China NGO Twinning Exchange has successfully come to an end. Five exchange fellows from Chinese NGOs
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Hunan Aimier welcoming Dave Care and Charlie Kemp/Chickenshed
Fifth Twinning Partners Chickenshed and Hunan Aimier Start Exchange on Inclusive Theatre
The EU-China NGO Twinning participants Dave Carey and Charlie Kemp from the UK inclusive theatre company Chickenshed have arrived in
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EU-China NGO Twinning participant Michael Bender at the Panlong River Walk Event
Video: Twinning Participant Michael Bender (Grüne Liga e.V.) on His Exchange Experience with the Kunming NGO YEDI
In this interview, Michael Bender reports on his exchange experience and benefits with the Yunnan Environmental Development Institute (YEDI) in
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„Chinese Civil Society Advocacy Strategies“ – Capacity Building Workshop for European Twinners
On November 8th the European participants (now in the midst of their stay with their Chinese partner organizations), met with
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NGO Salon Kunming December 7th, 2013
On 7th of December 2013 Pieter Jansen from BothEnds (NL) gave a workshop on Green Finances in Kunming in the
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Water policy manager from NGO Grüne Liga joins the YEDI team in Kunming
After YEDI’s executive manager, Ms. Liu Yun spent a month in at the Berlin office of their partner organization Grüne
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Successful Workshop Week in Berlin for 2013 Twinners: Information, Tackling Common Issues and Networking Opportunities
In a busy week in Berlin from Oct. 15th to Oct. 17th the Chinese participants of the EU-China NGO Twinning
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Capacity Building Workshop for Chinese Twinners – How Do Civil Societies in Europe and China Organize?
On October 15th the Chinese participants of the EU-China NGO twinning met in Berlin for a capacity building workshop. They
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Chinese organization PIDLI and UK NGO The Rights Practice start their exchange on piloting criminal justice projects
Ding Peng from Wuhan University Public Interest and Development Law Institute (PIDLI) has also started his exchange stay with the
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Green Credit Policy Exchange in Full Swing
Chen Yu from the Yunnanese NGO Green Watershed has started her exchange with BothENDS in Amsterdam in  the beginning of
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Insights into the work and cooperation of European Water NGOS – YEDI’s Liu Yun on tour in Germany
As the second Chinese exchange fellow Liu Yun from the “Yunnan Environmental Development Institute” (YEDI) started her work-and-study-stage at the
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Guangzhou CHEE productions and Berlin Massive kick off exchange
The very first round of EU-China NGO Twinning started in the beginning of September with the arrival of „Dickid“ from
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Open Event: First EU-China NGO exchange fellows present their exchange experience
Tackling Common Issues Through Learning Partnerships – The EU-China NGO Twinning Exchange program Agenda On October 17th the Chinese and European
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