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2018

Press Release – 2018 EU-China NGO Twinning: Selection of 24 NGOs
Cologne – On 10th of May, a selection committee selected twelve European NGOs and their corresponding Chinese partners for the
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Founder of a Twinning alumni organization receives Federal Cross of Merit
Last Tuesday Felix Fixbeiner, founder of the youth environmental initiative “Plant for the Planet”, was presented with the German Federal
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Twinning selection committee meets tomorrow, May 10
Tomorrow, the selection committee is going to handpick each 7 social justice and 5 climate change NGO twinning pairs for
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2017 TWINNERS Anja (WWF Germany) and Vivian (HK Bird Watching Society) told all about their experience
VIVIAN AND ANJA KEEP ON INSPIRING US! Have a look at this article about their Twinning and let yourself be
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JOINT APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENSION: 6th May
Due to many interested organizations applying as singles, we are extending the Joint Application Deadline to May 6th. This way
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STARTING NOW: Call For Applications EU-China Twinning Program 2018
The EU-China Twinning Program is starting it’s sixth round. We are looking for staff of NGOs, Think Tanks and Social
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SAVE THE DATE: 2018 EU-China NGO Twinning
Does China matter to your work? Or do you know somebody to whom it does? Would you like to experience
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2017

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2016

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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 future to create a network of civil society organizations
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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

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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 (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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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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2018