2021 International Philanthropy Symposium

On November 23, 2021, the International Philanthropy Symposium, through the combination of online and offline participation, was successfully held at the 9th CCF, during which more than 30 experts and scholars were invited to respond to the proposition of the times on how philanthropic power could contribute to rural revitalization and promote international cooperation and experience exchange in rural development worldwide against the background of the comprehensive launch of China's rural revitalization strategy and the challenges of global sustainable development and international cooperation in the face of the epidemic, under the theme of "Rural Revitalization: A More Balanced World". The symposium is divided into keynote speeches, special seminars and lightning talks.

The 2021 International Philanthropy Symposium was organized by the Organizing Committee of CCF, undertaken by the Institute for Philanthropy Tsinghua University and Shenzhen CCF Development Center, and hosted by Social Innovation and Rural Revitalization Research Center, School of Public Policy & Management, Tsinghua University; Tencent Foundation; Shenzhen Huaqiang Group; Guangdong Guoqiang Foundation; CCB Shenzhen Branch; Shenzhen Charity Federation; Shenzhen Welfare Lottery Distribution Center; Tsinghua University Education Foundation.


2020 International Philanthropy Symposium

On September 18, 2020, the 8th CCF International Philanthropy Symposium was held in the Plum Blossom Hall of Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center, which focused on the strategic situation of poverty eradication and integrated the forward-looking thought leadership and wise case practice of experts and leaders from all walks of life. In addition, it also benchmarked the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on the basis of the global perspective, discussed and responded to the participation of philanthropic power in poverty alleviation and rural revitalization, exchanged and shared the international practice of global poverty alleviation, decoded the Chinese experience of the historical and global problem of poverty alleviation and eradication to the international community, and discussed the Chinese wisdom in solving global challenges and sustainable development. Through this window of charity diplomacy, the voice of openness, tolerance, mutual learning and positive action of China in undertaking global governance issues is conveyed to the world, so as to promote the healthy development and cooperation of global public welfare charity.

The 2020 International Philanthropy Symposium was organized by the Organizing committee of CCF, undertaken by Huamin Charity Foundation and Hongkang Life Insurance Co., LTD., and hosted by China Charity Alliance, China Charity Federation and Shenzhen CCF Development Center. The session focused on the theme of "Fighting against Poverty, Creating a Better Life", and invited experts, scholars and cross-border elites with foresight and international vision to conduct in-depth discussions on the three core themes of "Poverty Alleviation and Eradication in China", "Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development" and "Poverty Alleviation and Rural Revitalization", so as to consolidate global wisdom and cooperation on poverty alleviation.


Theme Conference of the 7th China Charity Fair 2019

On September 20th, the 7th CCF was opened in Shenzhen. After the opening ceremony, the “Show Determination of a Great Power and Secure a Decisive Victory in Battle Against Poverty in 2020” International Public Welfare Seminar was held. This Seminar focused on three themes, namely “Joint sharing of global poverty reduction experience”, “Sustainable development in poverty-stricken areas” and “Building a new pattern for rural revitalization”. Participating speakers delivered speeches on respective themes to show the innovative practices of cross-industry charity forces in key topics of sustainable development such as promotion of poverty alleviation, scientific and technological innovations, environmental protection, education and medical fields.


Theme Conference of the 6th China Charity Fair 2018

From September 20th to 22nd, the 6th China Charity Fair (hereinafter referred to as “CCF”), sponsored by Ministry of Civil Affairs, State Council Poverty Alleviation Office, All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, Guangdong Provincial Government, Shenzhen Municipal Government and China Charity Alliance, was held in Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. This Fair is the first CCF held after the 19th National Congress of the CPC, and also a poverty alleviation-focused event in the public welfare and charity industry guided by Xi Jinping Thoughts on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and followed the decisions and arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council on Three-Year Plan of Poverty Alleviation. The theme of the 6th CCF was “Focus on Poverty Alleviation, Create a Better Life Together”. At the “Show Determination of a Great Power and Secure a Decisive Victory in Battle Against Poverty in 2020” International Public Welfare Seminar held on the morning of September 20th, Vice Minister of Civil Affairs Zhan Chengfu, Vice-Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce Xie Jingrong, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of People’s Daily Lu Xinning, Deputy Director of State Council Poverty Alleviation Office Ou Qingping and Deputy Party Secretary and Mayor of Shenzhen Chen Rugui delivered speeches. 


Theme Conference of the 5th China Charity Fair 2016

The 5th China Charity Fair was held from Sept. 23 to 25 in Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The highlight of the fair—2016 International Charity Summit was held in the morning of the 23rd on 5F of Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. The most insightful and influential industrial leaders and representatives from global charity fields shared the event by communicating over the theme of “Sharing and Charity” and gathering thoughts and strengths. The then UNSG, Ban Ki-moon, sent a video to congratulate the holding of the conference and praise the charity of China. The official microblog of UN released relevant information at the same time. 


Theme Conference of the 4th China Charity Fair 2015

On Sept. 18, 2015, the theme seminar of the 4th China Charity Fair was held in Shenzhen. With the theme of “The Development of Business for Good and Global Poverty Reduction”, domestic and foreign charity elites of various fields discussed how to embrace, follow, serve and guide the contemporary Chinese commercial wealth class to participate in charity and social innovation under the new situation.


Theme Conference of the 3rd China Charity Fair 2014

On Sept. 19, 2014, the theme seminar of the 3rd China Charity Fair was successfully held in Shenzhen. With the theme of “Build the New Pattern of Charity”, the fair was aimed to build a charity value communication platform of extensive social influence, so as to promote professional exchanges and cooperation, guide public opinions, and propel the healthy development of the charity of China. 


Theme Conference of the 2nd China Charity Fair 2013

In the morning of Sept. 23, 2013, the “Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Charity Seminar” of the 2nd China Charity Fair was held in Shenzhen. With the theme of “Charity and China Dream—Comparison of the Charity and Solutions to Social Problems of Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan”, the fair connected the four places more closely with charity, who tried to innovate in the charity field and gather strengths to jointly solve global problems and propel the development and progress of human society. 


Theme Conference of the 1st China Charity Fair 2012

In the afternoon of Jul. 12, 2012, the “China Corporate Social Responsibility and Commercial Culture Summit” of the 1st China Charity Fair was held in Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. This fair was the first cooperation between SASAC of the State Council and All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, where state-owned enterprises and private enterprises jointly interpreted the concept of corporate social responsibility of China to society for the first time. With the theme of “Share Responsibilities and Build Harmony together”, they declared the resolution and confidence of jointly building a harmonious socialist society, which is of significant meaning and social influence.