9 October 2017
Muhammad Yunus: Doing Good in An Uncertain World
In conversation with Dr Ruth Shapiro at the Commonwealth Club, October 2017
Muhammad Yunus believes that today’s economic system is broken and must be reformed to provide opportunity for all. He discusses his views with Dr Ruth Shapiro, Founder and Chief Executive of the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society.
1 October 2017
Philanthropy in India: A Working Paper
Caroline Hartnell (Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace in association with Alliance, WINGS and the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy, Ashoka University)
How do we support and build philanthropy’s role as an agent of social change in a country as vast as India? This paper provides an overview of philanthropy in India, particularly shining a light on new areas and innovation within philanthropy, and the implications of these for its future role.
17 September 2017
Charity in China, Where Giving Begins on Your Phone
Shen Bin (Sixth Tone)
Across society, online altruism is fast becoming a fun, public, and even competitive mobile phenomenon.
1 September 2017
Building the Bench at Indian NGOs: Investing to Fill the Leadership Development Gap
Pritha Venkatachalam and Danielle Berfond (The Bridgespan Group)
Bridgespan’s latest research looks at the root causes of the leadership development gap in India, and highlights replicable approaches NGOs and funders can take to bridge the gap.
13 August 2017
Dangers to Going It Alone: Social Capital and the Origins of Community Resilience in the Philippines
Greg Bankoff (Continuity and Change)
The whats and why of the evolution of mutual benefit associations and networks in the Philippines.
1 May 2017
Overview of Charity Sector in Singapore: 2007 – 2013 (Philanthropy in Asia: Working Paper No. 3)
Alfred Koh, Swee-Sum Lam, and Weina Zhang (Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy, National University of Singapore)
This report is your Singapore Charity 101. Learn about the broad trends and basics of the charitable industry in Singapore.
1 January 2017
The State of Individual Philanthropy in Pakistan 2016
Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy
Why and for what do Pakistanis give and do good?
1 May 2016
Transparency and Accountability Practice of Vietnamese CSOs (2015 – 2016)
Nguyen Phuong Linh and Le Quang Vinh (Research Center of Management and Sustainable Development)
Capacity and practice of transparency and accountability among Vietnamese Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and recommendations to inculcate transparency and accountability culture among CSOs are exemplified in the latest report from the Research Center of Management and Sustainable Development.
19 April 2015
Japan’s Civil Society from Kobe to Tohoku
Rachel Leng (Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies)
Leng's paper explores the development of Japan’s civil society by focusing on patterns of citizen volunteerism and the role of NGOs in the country’s natural disaster relief and restoration efforts.
1 September 2012
Building a Partnership for Social Service Delivery in Indonesia: State and Faith‑based Organisations
Minako Sakai (Australian Journal of Social Issues)
Sakai delves into the intricate relationship among faith-based organizations in Indonesia, and that of the government and explicates how these sociopolitical contexts have rendered the formation of partnerships in offering coordinated social services ineffective.
1 September 2011
Popular Mobilization and Democratization: A Comparative Study of South Korea and Taiwan
Jai Kwan Jung (Korea Observer)
How did civil society grow in Korea and Taiwan? How were their experiences different? Jai Kwan Jung explores.
1 September 1997
The Legacy of the British Administration of Hong Kong: A View from Hong Kong
Ming K. Chan (The China Quarterly)
Ming K. Chan's assessment of the British colonial administration's past deeds in Hong Kong prior Hong Kong's return of sovereignty to China, and how that might have shaped post-1997 developments of Hong Kong.