On the afternoon of September 2, the 2020-2021 Philanthropic Leadership Platform-China Europe (PLP) launched the online opening ceremony. Professor Huang Haoming from China Global Philanthropy Institute, Mr. Michael Schwarz, Executive Director of the Mercator Foundation, and Mr. Angel Font, Chairman of the European Foundation Centre, addressed the ceremony and welcomed the 20 candidates selected. The PLP brings together 10 mid- to senior-level charity managers from China and 10 from Europe to enhance their leadership skills by sharing their knowledge, experience, creativity, and concerns, and promote cooperation among them. Today, the 20 candidates will begin their months of learning and exchanges in partnership. On September 8, a formal course of module one "Philanthropy and social entrepreneurship in comparison" will be started.