China Development Brief April 2007
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The editorial in this edition argues that Chinese “Government-Organised NGOs” are unlikely to wither away any time soon—but that some need to wake up and clean up their act.
An accompanying feature article looks at the plans of governments and multinational corporations to boost China’s non-profit sector through a variety of “platforms” designed to increase visibility, but also transparency and accountability.
Rather than treating child trafficking as an isolated issue, the government of China should respond by creating comprehensive and integrated child protection mechanisms, Save the Children’s Kate Wedgwood, He Ye (何叶) and Sun Tiezheng (孙铁铮) argue in an article excerpted from a recent presentation to the Foreign Correspondents Club in Beijing.