Publications

During the exchange period there will be two capacity building workshops in Europe and China with input from local experts on the issues of the exchanges.

The Twinners will also be provided with insights into European and Chinese civil society landscape or legislative processes, campaigning and intercultural communication training. Both workshops are also a valuable opportunity to network and discuss projects and experiences.

 

Full Twinning Report 2019

Full Twinning Report 2019

The final year of the EU-China NGO Twinning Program revealed the great variety of our dialogue program for Chinese and European civil society organizations – its challenges and creative outcomes but also its limitations. The multitude of different topics twinning program participants engaged in proved once more that constructive cooperation between China and Europe is still possible in these times of heightened political polarization in the world. You can download the full report here.

Full Twinning Report 2018

Full Twinning Report 2018

In 2018, our Twinners surprised us not only with the multitude of topics they worked on, but especially with the amount of side projects and cross-pairing cooperation. Adding into account that the Twinning Alumni Network (TAN) was offi cially initiated during a meeting in Hong Kong leading to unexpected synergies, we have more evidence than ever for the sustainability of the EU-China NGO Twinning Program. Following the implementation of the rigorous law for the regulation of international NGOs...

Full Twinning Report 2017

The 2017 twinner exchange was a small anniversary: it was already the fifth round of the program. The report "2017 EU-China Twinning: Partnerships between European and Chinese NGOs" illustrates the outcomes, challenges and lessons last year's exchange taught. It furthermore highlights the importance of well-established Sino-European relations - especially in the fields of social and environmental justice and climate change. Some of the participants already started to develop follow-up...

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, synergies, and lessons learned during the EU-China NGO Twinning as well as the sustained cooperations and projects of last year's participants. It presents the backgrounds and future perspectives of Sino-European civil society exchange and cooperation, in light of the new legal situation, as well as the on-site experiences of the Chinese and...

Report on new trends towards sustainable living by our Twinning Alumni

Report on new trends towards sustainable living by our Twinning Alumni

News on EU-China NGO-Twinning: On 18th of November 2016, Ms Jiaqi Liu from the organization Friends of Old Villages, Ms Deng Yang from the Collaboration Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production, both participants of this year’s NGO Twinning program reported on new trends towards sustainable living in both rural and urban areas in China. They were accompanied by Susanne Fischer and Monika Wirges from the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy who also participated in...

Interview with Nora Sausmikat and Inga Gebauer. Creating sustainability between Brussels and Beijing: The EU-China NGO Twinning Program (2015)

An interview with Nora Sausmikat and Inga Gebauer on the EU-China NGO Twinning Program was published in the Yearbook for Management in Nonprofit Organizations. The Yearbook is focussing on contemporary and future issues in the field of management in the nonprofit sector. The contributions contained in the Yearbook are complemented by current news regarding practical work. Furthermore, thematically relevant publications are discussed in the Yearbook's review section. The China program of...

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 - Climate Change & Low Carbon Development” displays the results, synergies, and lessons learned of the third round of EU-China NGO Twinning as well as the sustained cooperations and projects of the last two year's participants. It presents the backgrounds and future perspectives of Sino-European civil society exchange and cooperation, as well as...

2014 Twinning Full Report: Investment Monitoring – Sustainable Farming – Waste Management – Emission Trading – Social Innovation”

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 - Sustainable Farming - Waste Management - Emission Trading - Social Innovation” displays the results, synergies, and lessons learned of the second round of EU-China NGO Twinning. It presents the backgrounds and future perspectives of Sino-European civil society exchange and cooperation, and presents the on-site experiences of the Chinese and European NGO staff...

Policy Briefing No. 2: Opportunities for Small-scale Organic Farming, Local Markets and Rural Development in China

Policy Briefing No. 2: Opportunities for Small-scale Organic Farming, Local Markets and Rural Development in China

New for download: This second Policy Briefing Paper, published by the China-Program of the Stiftung Asienhaus deals with current challenges and perspectives of organic small-scale agriculture in China. In this context, the focus lies on Participatory Guarantee Systems (GPS), i.e. systems ensuring a high level of food quality which are characterized by a strong relationship of trust between consumers and mostly small producers. The author Cornelia Kirchner argues that the introduction of PGS...

Policy Briefing No. 1: Pollution victims in China: Strategies to mitigate chemical pollution and protect human health

Policy Briefing No. 1: Pollution victims in China: Strategies to mitigate chemical pollution and protect human health

In China one source of harm to human health and the environment is the continuous visible and invisible pollution by heavy metals, persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other chemicals that results from weak laws, lax enforcement, and the strong voice of the chemical industry. An additional harm is the social marginalization of pollution victims. This policy briefing paper, published by Stiftung Asienhaus focuses on necessary measures and recommended action to establish a system of support...