From January 9 to January 14, the annual Winter Conference of Amity’s international exchange and education department took place in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province. Overseas volunteers and long-term teachers gathered to exchange and share their experiences of their service in China.
On December 7, 2016, two rural development and management experts presented evaluation results of Amity's Water Resource and Community Development Projects in Hunan during a workshop for project partners and community representatives.
On the evening of January 3, the Amity Foundation Hong Kong office, hosted a charity gala dinner and music evening. More than 170 guests, volunteers, dignitaries, long-time Amity supporters and staff attended the festivities to support the Amity Foundation’s work for people in need.
On December 30, 2016, the first Board Meeting of the third elected Board of the Amity Foundation was held in Nanjing. The meeting was attended by 30 persons, including provincial government officials.
In a response to the global call for the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (SDGs 2030), the Amity Foundation organized an international conference on the theme “Religions, values, ethics and development”, 12-13 December in Nanjing.