A training program for faith-based social development organizations was launched in Nanjing on 21 July. The purpose was to further streamline the good work that has been done by religious organizations in Jiangsu Province, to improve the quality of services offered and to promote generally the development of such organizations.
Close to 100 participants gathered at the first international relief workshop 'Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation in Asia: Best practices and new challenges.' The workshop touched on the multiple dimensions of relief and rehabilitation work and had made a breakthrough in promoting the need for greater multi-sectoral collaboration in China and in the Asian region.
On November 7 and 8, 2014, the Amity Foundation organized an international symposium on elderly services and cognitive disorders in Nanjing under the name 'Love Does Not Forget'. More than 240 participants from more than 30 Chinese and foreign institutions, who are working in this area of concern, attended the two-day conference.
The 5th Amity Foundation International Symposium on Autism was held in Nanjing on October 11-15, 2014. Professionals from Chinese special education and health sectors participated, along with experts from the United States, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and others from 22 domestic non-governmental organizations involved in autistic children’s rehabilitation.
The world's 65th Benny Award price giving ceremony was held in Chicago on September 28, 2014. Amity’s 100 Millionth Bible Edition won the Benny Award. Jeff Ekstein, chairman of the board of printing industries of America, presented Luke Liu, general manager of Nanjing Amity Printing Corporation with the prize and bestowed a bronze Benny statuette to commemorate the win.