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The Gaia Foundation: Reweaving the Diversity of Life and a Respectful Relationship with the Earth

Contributed by Fiona Wilton, Programme Coordinator, the Gaia Foundation

Like strands woven together into a basket, life on Earth is made possible through a dynamic interaction of relationships weaving together.  No one part can be understood by separating it from the whole, and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 11: Tax Benefits & Chapter 12: Supervision and Administration (Pt. 9)

We continue with Part 9 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapters 11 and 12 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview of tax benefits and supervision and administration (click the corresponding links to jump to each section). For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our 

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 9: Charitable Trusts & Chapter 10: Information Disclosure (Pt. 8)

We continue with Part 8 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapters 9 and 10 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview of charitable trusts and information disclosure, respectively (click the corresponding links to jump to each section). For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our 

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 7: Charitable Assets & Chapter 8: Charitable Services (Pt. 7)

We continue with Part 7 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapters 7 and 8 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview of charitable assets and charitable services (click the corresponding links to jump to each section). For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our 

LegalEASE: Notes from the Legal Experts - Dissolution

What Is Dissolution?

Dissolution is the termination or closing of an organization in its present state. There are various reasons an organization would need or want to dissolve. For example, the organization might have fulfilled its mission or lack sufficient resources to effectively carry out its work. Perhaps there is no longer a need for the organization’s services, or it is dissolving as a result of a merger.

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 5: Charitable Fund-raising & Chapter 6: Charitable Donations (Pt. 6)

We continue with Part 6 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapters 5 and 6 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview of charitable fund-raising and charitable donations (click the corresponding links to jump to each section). For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our 

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 4: Internal Governance (Pt. 5)

We continue with Part 5 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in  China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapter 4 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview on internal governance of charitable organizations. For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our intro article or sector news page