The 2nd International Forum “Emerging Societies – Emerging Philanthropies” by China Foundation Center is here!


Jianguo Garden Hotel,
No.17 Jianguomennei Avenue,
Dongcheng, Beijing,



Date & time

23 November 2015



24 November 2015


About this event


The 2nd International Forum “Emerging Societies – Emerging Philanthropies” will be held on November 23-24, 2015 in Beijing, China and hosted by China Foundation Center.

The Forum is the one of its kind event which brings together leading philanthropy practitioners from Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, South East Asian, Africa and Arab regions. The overall goal of the Forum is to stimulate mutual learning and debate among philanthropists and foundation practitioners and to provide a platform for future cooperation and peer exchange. The first Forum was held in Peterhoff, Russia in July 2013. The planning committee members of 2015 Forum are as follows:

  • Masha Chertok, CAF Russia
  • Tao Ze, China Foundation Center
  • Cheng Gang, China Foundation Center
  • Jenny Hodgson, Global Fund for Community Foundations
  • Helena Monteiro, WINGS
  • Andre Degenszajn, GIFE, Brazil
  • Ata Kuttab, Saaned, Jordan
  • Tevfik Başak Ersen, Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TUSEV)
  • Tendai Murisa, TrustAfrica
  • Natalia Kaminarskaya, Russian Donors Forum

You can get more information about the Forum by visiting the website at http://www.foundationcenter.org.cn/emerging/index.html

China Foundation Center will hold the 2nd conference this year. China Foundation Center is the world’s leading source of Chinese philanthropic foundation information for shareholders in the social sector. It’s also the working platform of over 4500 Chinese foundations. It is our great honor to hold the 2nd forum this November in Beijing.

The Forum will provide opportunities for informal gatherings and interactive discussions among participants. During the two day event you would have a chance to discuss how social change is understood and could be achieved in emerging societies; where relations between governments and philanthropists could lead; how challenge of sustaining philanthropy beyond first generations of donors are met in different giving cultures and philanthropic values are communicated in different societies. The agenda and meeting documents will be provided in due time.

As part of the agenda you would be a part of the third award ceremony for Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize and would have a chance to meet and greet its winner. There is no registration fee for participation in the Forum, all attendees are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation costs. The Forum secretariat will assist visa application and hotel booking.

We sincerely invite you to attend the forum. Your registration before Oct 16th, 2015 is highly appreciated. If you can come, please register for the event via the following link: http://f.lingxi360.com/f/u1by6n.

The Forum is an invitation only event. If you like to come or propose someone you know should be invited to attend the Forum, please contact the Forum secretariat at empf@foundationcenter.org.cn.

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