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Silk Road NGO Cooperation Network

Thursday, 29 June 2017 00:00 |  | 

In 2013, Chi.nese President Xi Jinping put forward the proposal of jointly building the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road (hereinafter referred to as the Belt and Road), which injected new impetus for China and countries along the Belt and Road in realizing common development and prosperity and in strengthening practical cooperation, mutual learning between civilizations and people-to-people exchanges and is well recognized by the international community. To further pool the strength of NGOs at home and abroad and bring full play of NGOs’ unique features and advantages, the China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE) made the proposal to build a Silk Road NGO Cooperation Network (hereinafter referred to as the Network). On the Thematic Session on People-to-People Connectivity of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which was held on May 14th, CNIE Secretary-General Zhu Rui announced the official launching of the Network. There are over 160 Chinese and foreign NGOs joined the Network.

I. Guideline 
The Network is established to implement the Vision and Proposed Actions Outlined on Jointly Building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road, carry on the Silk Road spirit of friendly cooperation, implement outcomes of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation and create sound atmosphere and consolidate public opinion foundation for countries along the Belt and Road to strengthen people-to-people bond.

II. Principals
The Network upholds principles of openness and inclusiveness, mutual respect, mutual learning, mutual benefit and win-win cooperation. We welcome and support the efforts of NGOs and other social players at home and abroad in participating in and jointly building the Network. On the basis of mutual respect, equal treatment and peaceful coexistence, all member NGOs, regardless of sizes, home countries, and fields of expertise, shall accommodate the shared development interests and concerns of countries along the Belt and Road, give full play to the unique features and advantages of NGOs, facilitate exchanges and cooperation, promote coexistence and mutual learning among different civilizations, so as to realize win-win cooperation and common prosperity and together share the outcomes of the Belt and Road development.

III. Objectives and tasks
We aim at building the Network into an effective platform for information sharing and action coordination among member NGOs in their cooperative efforts to strengthen people-to-people bond. Through various channels of mutual visits, workshops, thematic seminars, etc., member NGOs can keep each other informed of latest information about public opinion and cooperation demand, hold discussions on Belt and Road related issues and share with each other their respective successful stories. Together, member NGOs can contribute wisdom and strength to the endeavor of jointly building the Belt and Road.
We aim at enhancing mutual assistance and capacity building of NGOs along the Belt and Road. The Network encourages NGOs to cooperate in launching livelihood programs, providing educational and medical volunteer services, improving the living standards of peoples along the Belt and Road, promoting cultural exchanges and mutual learning between different civilizations, urging media and businesses to better fulfill their social responsibility and strengthening mutual understanding and friendship among peoples along the Belt and Road.
We aim at pooling strength of NGOs to proactively participate in and support the Belt and Road building, giving full play to the unique role of NGOs in promoting people-to-people exchanges, strengthening people-to-people bond and winning public support and forging positive energy for peace, harmony and development.

Members of Silk Road NGO Cooperation Network

China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE)

Chinese Association for International Understanding (CAFIU)

Chinese People's Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD)

China Foundation for Peace and Development(CFPD)

All-China Youth Federation (ACYF)

All-China Women's Federation (ACWF)

Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC)

China Association for NGO Cooperation (CANGO)

China Association for Preservation of Ethnic Minorities’ Relics(CAPEMR)

International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC)

China Privately Owned Enterprise Co-operation Development Association (CPOEC)

China Region Development and Reform Institute(CRDRI)

Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF)

China Vocational Education Association(CVEA)

The Great Wall Society of China

Chinese Association for Life Care(CALC)

China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA)

China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS)

China Law Society(CLS)

China Disabled Persons' Federation (CDPF)

China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE)

All-China Environment Federation (ACEF)

China International Public Relations Association (CIPRA)

China Ecological Civilization Research and Promotion Association(CECRPA)

China Association of Women Entrepreneurs (CAWE)

China International Council for the Promotion of Multinational Corporations (CICPMC)

Chinese Society for Sustainable Development(CSSD)

China Soong Ching Ling Foundation(CSCLF)

China Volunteer Service Foundation(CVF)

China Ethnic Minorities Association for External Exchanges(CEMAEE)

Beijing NGO Association for International Exchanges(Beijing NGO)

Zhongguancun “Belt and Road" Industrial Promotion Association (ZBRA)

Beijing Construction Association(BCA)

Beijing Volunteer Service Federation (BVF)

Beijing Patent Attorneys Association(BJPAA)

Beijing Lawyers Association (BLA)

Shanghai People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (SPAFFC)

Shanghai Adream Charitable Foundation

Chongqing Education Association for International Exchange

Chongqing Enterprise Confederation(CQEC)

Chongqing Association of Environmental Protection Industry(CQAEPI)

Hebei Province Association of Environmental Protection Industry(HPAEPI)

Red Cross Society of China Hebei Branch

Hebei Environment Protection Federation(HEPF)

Hebei Education and Culture Association for International Exchange (HECA)

Henan People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries

He Nan Federation of Industry and Commerce

Henan Federation of Trade Unions

Fujian Association of Jun Cao Development

Chinese MAZU Cultural Exchange Association

Shandong Knowledge and Economy Association

Guangxi Federation of Women

Guangxi Federation of Trade Unions

Guangxi Youth Federation

Red Cross Society of Guangxi

Ningxia NGO Network for International Exchanges

Ningxia Forestry Research Institute Co. Ltd

Ningxia YanBao Charity Foundation

Ningxia Center for Environment and Poverty Alleviation

Xinjiang Logistics Associations

Yunnan Folk Friendship with Foreign Countries Foundation

Yunnan Association for NGO Cooperation

Yunnan Association for Women and Children Development

Guizhou People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries

Shaanxi Universities Alliance of the Silk Road

Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce

Shaanxi Talent Strategy Development Research Center

Shaanxi Yulin Paper-cutting Handcraft Studio

Shaanxi Yulin Volunteers’ Association of Great Wall Protection

Zhejiang People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries

Hong Kong China Chamber of Commerce

Promotion Association for Mountain-River-Lake Regional Sustainable Development of Jiangxi Province 

Guangzhou Association for NGO Development Cooperation

Shaanxi Volunteers Association of Red Phoenix Project

Beijing Chaoyang Public Health Education Service Center

Jiangxi People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries

China Charity Alliance

China Federation of Industrial Economics

Chinese Culture Promotion Society

China Religious Culture Communication Association

The Buddhist Association of China

Chinese Taoist Association

China Islamic Association

Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association and Bishops Conference Of Catholic Church in China

China Christian Council

National Council of Young Men’s Christian Association of China

The Amity Foundation

All-China Women’s Federation Hong Kong Delegates Association

Hong Kong Federation of Women

The Women’s General Association of Macau

Peace Committee of Armenia

SAM Azerbaijan

Georgia Foundation for Strategic and International Studies

International Federation of Peace and Conciliation (Russia)

Sino-Israel Global Network of Leadership

Center for the Study of Democracy

Alliance for Peace in Romania

Marmara Group Strategic and Social Research Foundation (Turkey)

Czech Peace Movement

Pathfinder Foundation  (Sri Lanka)

Rohan Samarajiva  (Sri Lanka)

Movement for the Protection of Indigenous Seeds  (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka-China Journalist Forum

Friends of China (Sri Lanka)

The Mongolian Institute of Geopolitical Studies

Bangladesh Peace Council

Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies

Center of Economic Studies, LIPI ((Indonesia)

The Center for Strategic and International Studies(Indonesia)

Global Movement of Moderates Foundation (Malaysia)

Lao Committee for Peace and Solidarity

Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace

Nepal Institute for International and Strategic Studies

Nepal Peace and Solidarity Council

Vivekananda International Foundation

Association for Sri Lanka-China Social & Cultural Cooperation

Sri Lanka-China Friendship Association

Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS)

Euro-Qvorum Institute for Participatory Democracy

Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Russian Academy of Science

Philippine Center of Young Leaders in Governance Foundation

Nepal Council of World Affairs

Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations Award Foundation

International Center for Sustainable Development Diplomacy

Citizen's Awareness Forum

Center for Youth and Social Harmony (Myanmar)

Alinyaung Foundation of Myanmar

GP Koirala Foundation (Nepal)

Samajik Rupantaran Nepal

Safa Sunaulo Nepal

National Rehabilitation Society for the Disabled (Nepal)

Helpless Service Center (Nepal)

B.P. Eye Foundation (Nepal)

Pratiman-Nima Foundation (Nepal)

Aviyan Nepal

Manpower and Community Development Center (Nepal)

Ratu Sewa Samaj (Nepal)

Care Women Nepal

Karuna Ashraya Foundation (Nepal)

Garibi Nibaran tatha Janashakti Bikas Kendra (Nepal)

Society of Friendship of Tajikistan

"Russia And China"

Sherpa Association of Nepal

Federation of Indonesia SOE Worker Union

Center for People Empowerment in Governance of the Philippines

Arniko Society (Nepal)

Cambodia Development Center

Byot Society of Malaysia

Purana School (Malaysia)

Timor-Leste China Alumni Association

Union Youth Federations of Cambodia  

Myanmar Educational Volunteer Association  

Karsinal Pemuda Dan Mahasisiwa (Indonesia)

Indonesian Muslim Scholar Association

Indonesian Youth Reformist Brigade

London School of Public Relations of Indonesia

Indonesian People Information Center   

Royal University of Phnom Penh

Asia for Development and Peace Today of the Philippines

The Habibie Center (Indonesia)

Center for Strategic and International Studies of Myanmar

Mingalar Myanmar

Sushma Koirala Memorial Trust (Nepal)

South Asian Center for Maritime Silk Road Studies

Madan Bhandari Foundation (Nepal)

Brunei Centre for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS)


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