Follow-Up Projects

Transitioning from high to low pesticide-use in a Heinigou farming community

Transitioning from high to low pesticide-use in a Heinigou farming community

Save our Seeds (Germany) & Pesticide Eco-Alternatives Center (Kunming) jointly assist the village of Heinigou in reducing its pesticide use, following the 2015 Twinning exchange. Within the framework of the of the international 2000m2 Project established by the Foundation on Future Farming (FFF), they organize training sessions and exchange among local farmers. Continue reading…

Zero Waste Festival in France

Zero Waste Festival in France

Zero Waste France & AIFEN (Shanghai) – In July 2016 AIFEN job-shadowed the orgaization and implementation of Zero Waste France’s music festival to raise awareness of waste production. Continue reading…

International Coastal Cleanups

International Coastal Cleanups

Marine Conservation Society (UK) & Shanghai Rendu Ocean Development Center – the two formeTwinning partners will organize beach cleanups in both the UK and China and share their experience through social media. Continue reading…

Urban Solid Waste Policy: A Comparison between Capannori and Beijing

Urban Solid Waste Policy: A Comparison between Capannori and Beijing

Zero Waste Italy & Friends of Nature – In four stages the two former Twinning organizations compared waste production and management in the cities of Cappanori and Beijing. Continue reading…

To foster future joint cooperation, the Robert Bosch Foundation kindly supports specific Twinning follow-up projects, selected from alumni applications.  

The Capacity Building workshop for all participating fellows held at the initiation of the program serves not only as a strong starting base but also a real networking hub that provided extensive cross-fertilization.

The Twinning alumni network is also a growing source for specific background information and new collaborations. This is the very promising starting base for a Sino-European civil society network. It is astounding even to us to witness how broad and tightly tight the EU-China NGO networks have been spun, both during the exchange and beyond.

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 (Youtube-Link), Akim Walta from Berlin Massive and Dickid from Chee Productions Guangzhou tell their personal experiences during…
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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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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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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 23rd, 2013
On 23rd of December 2013 Michael Bender from Grüne Liga (Germany) gave a workshop on “Challenges and solutions for transboundary…
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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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