Establishment of Beijing NGO Association for International Exchanges
The Beijing NGO Association for International Exchanges (hereinafter referred to as Beijing NGO) held its inaugural meeting on August 31st, which marked the establishment of the first local NGO association around China that aimed at promoting the NGOs in Beijing to participate in events organized by International NGOs. Nearly 120 heads from some NGOs in Beijing attended the meeting. At the inaugural meeting, Li Zhao, leader of the preparatory group of Beijing NGO and Executive Vice President of Beijing People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (also the Executive Vice President of Beijing NGO), reported the preparatory work to the participants. The council and supervisory board lists were agreed by all the members of Beijing NGO during this meeting. Then the council and supervisory board were held respectively in which the president, executive vice president, vice president, secretary general and supervisor were elected.