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.

„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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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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