The special courses of the Charity Law, a government-procured project awarded to CGPI, have formally started since November 11, 2016. The courses are supported by Shenzhen Social Organization Administration and undertaken by CGPI, with the assistance of Charity Law Center, China Philanthropy Research Institute.
Mr. Bill Gates met with Mr. Ma Weihua, CGPI's Board Chairman and former CMBC President in his private office at Seattle on October 28. Mr. Ma, on behalf of CGPI, reported the Institute's major work progress in the last one year. Bill expressed his wish to establish deeper cooperation and provide necessary support on further refining the Charity Law, enhancing the social image of
From October 20 to October 21, 2016, China Global Philanthropy Institute and OXFAM Hong Kong officially launched "Mainland China – Hong Kong Charity Exchange Platform" in Beijing. Professor Wang Zhenyao, President of China Global Philanthropy Institute, Dr. Trini Leung, Director of OXFAM Hong Kong, Mr. Cai Haiwei, CEO of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, Mr. Zhang Liang, Executive Director of Charity and Community Affairs of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Mr. Huang Haoming, Secretary-General of China Association for NGO Cooperation and hundreds of other such representatives from both Chinese and Hong Kong philanthropy attended the event.
On the afternoon of October 18, the inauguration of the Alumni Association of China Global Philanthropy Institute and Commencement of the 3rd and 4th Classes of EMP was grandly held at Furen Campus of Beijing Normal University. Mr. Wang Zhenyao, President of China Global Philanthropy Institute and China Philanthropy Research Institute of Beijing Normal University, Mr. Fu Changbo, Dean of General Affairs, Ms. Zeng Jing, Dean of Studies, and Ms. Liu Libo, Deputy Director of the Teaching Center attended the ceremony and unveiled the nameplate for the Alumni Association. The 1st Session of the 1st Board Meeting of the Alumni Association was held.