EMP2016 Spring Program Launched
On May 20, the Opening Ceremony of CGPI EMP 2016 Spring Program & Mission-oriented Philanthropic Talent Training Symposium was held in Shenzhen. Ma Weihua, Chairman of the China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI), noted that it marks the official opening of China’s first global philanthropy institute.
Wang Zhenyao, President of CGPI, gave the first lecture to newcomers. Present were leaders of the CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee and the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government, as well as a host of philanthropists. On behalf of Ma Xingrui, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee and Xu Qin, Mayor of Shenzhen, Zhu Tingfeng, Deputy Secretary General of the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government, said that the CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee and the Shenzhen Municipal People's Government will work with related sides to provide support for the development of CGPI, and make greater contributions to building it into a globally influential philanthropic talent training base as early as possible.
On November 12, 2015, CGPI was inaugurated. As China's first global philanthropy institute established at the initiative of five Chinese and American philanthropists, including Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CGPI aims to build a globally influential philanthropic talent training base, create a new carrier pooling philanthropic resources and become a new window for international philanthropic exchange.
As China's first international philanthropy institute founded by Chinese and American philanthropists, CGPI is built on modern philanthropic knowledge with theoretical tutors, practical tutors and training bases, said Ma Weihua.
CGPI upholds the educational philosophy of "internationalization, innovation and practice", pools top philanthropic education resources from across the world, and aims to cultivate intelligent, responsible and innovative Chinese philanthropic leaders and senior executives with global vision in non-profit sectors through programs such as Global Philanthropy Leaders Program (GPL), Executive Master of Philanthropy (EMP), Executive Master in Social Entrepreneurship (EMSE) and Executive Master of Children (EMC).