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Christian Straube’s faith in China’s civil society

Christian Straube of the Asia House Foundation in Cologne

Since 2019, Christian Straube has been working as a program manager for the China Program of the Asienhaus Foundation. Together with his colleague Joanna Klabisch, Straube strives to promote civil society dialogue with China. “Chinese civil society faces some of the very same challenges as civil societies in Germany and Europe do, although structured differently,” he says. “We especially see overlapping in terms of classic environmental issues, urban architecture and gender.”

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