The Chinese Theological Review (CTR) 27 is published. It presents Chinese voices directly by providing translated theological essays, church statements, sermons, etc. for an English-language readership.
On 1 September 2016, the 'People's Republic of China Charity Law' has come into effect. The comprehensive and detailed law, which consists of 112 articles, is designed to promote charitable engagement and to regulate the third sector.
On September 1, the inauguration ceremony of the China Charity Museum took place in Nantong. The museum displays a collection of more than 2,900 exhibition pieces and 8,300 pictures, revealing thousands of years of philanthrophic history in China, including the work of the Amity Foundation.
The 2016 Summer Training Programme (STP) for Amity’s new volunteers took place in Nanjing and Jiuquan from August 5 to 26. The STP included workshops, training courses and excursions will help the new volunteers get ready for their 'learning and serving' life at different schools in China.
On August 9, the Amity Foundation participated in the China-Africa Public Diplomacy Forum in Dar es Salaam with over 100 representatives to discuss further cooperation and exchange. Among them were officials, businessmen, academics, media professionals and NGO workers.