DEC. 25-29: We held the 2017 work reporting and discussed the plans for the work in 2018. President Wang Zhenyao and each center brainstormed on these questions: a) how to implement the CGPI Five Year Plan; b) how to build a globalized modern philanthropy knowledge system consisting of theory, case study and practicum; and c) how to proceed with our work from a global perspective.
The following commentary by President Wang Zhenyao of China Global Philanthropy Institute, headlined China's All-out Effort to Alleviate Poverty: Social Milestones and Basic Challenges was published in the 637th edition of Phoenix Weekly. President Wang Zhenyao believed that the Chinese government is now implementing a major poverty alleviating social program, which has already made great progress. In fact, it is a poverty alleviating effort of global significance. China still faces daunting challenges as it works hard to fight poverty.
Recently, China Report published an article named Queen of the Big Cats, which was authored by Mr. Chen Shirong. The article praised a group of rich Chinese represented by He Qiaonv, who served as Founder and President of the Beijing Qiaonv Charitable Foundation, Chairman of the Board of OrientalLand Investment Holding Group, Cosponsor of China Global Philanthropy Institute, are working together to bring forth a newly public force on the road of exploring the ecological balance in China.
From December 23 to 24, 2017, the EMP elective course "Philanthropic Organization Communication in the New Age" began to be run at the Beijing campus, where Fu Changbo, Assistant President of China Global Philanthropy Institute and professor and tutor to doctoral students of Beijing Normal University, served as lead lecturer. Zhang Long, Strategic Cooperation Director at Lingxi, and Long Quanlu, Founder of Gongyibao, were invited to share the running of the course
On December 20, Li Jinzao, Director of China National Tourism Administration visited Mentougou District of Beijing to investigate the toilet revolution. He said the action should focus on the difficult and pressing issues that people care most. The planning of public toilets shall be scientific, realistic to the local situation, reasonable and pragmatic instead of extravagance. Toilets shall be maintained consistently and contribute to the quality of life.
President Wang Zhenyao gives an interview and answers questions in response to the three inquiries made by xinhuanet.com into the donation-soliciting project titled "You Were Also Born on That Same Day"