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Policy Dialogue Series 2020-2021

During the past two years, the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS), The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), have co-organized the Policy Dialogue Series featuring Professor Anthony Cheung (張炳良教授) as principal speaker. Currently Research Chair Professor of Public Administration in APS and an Adjunct Professor of PPOL, Professor Cheung is the former Secretary for Transport and Housing (2012-17) and former President of EdUHK (2008-12).

In the 2020-21 academic year, the two universities will cooperate again to host 6 new dialogue sessions. Professor Anthony Cheung will be joined by another professor (plus other speaker as appropriate) in the relevant field to explore some contemporary public policy challenges facing Hong Kong, as follows:

The Policy Dialogue Series is interactive and encourages the participation of the EdUHK and HKUST community.



Date Topics and links
28 March 2020 Crisis Management: Lessons from the current governance and COVID-19 crises
10 October 2020 Still ‘Two Systems’?: Hong Kong under national security law and new global geopolitical environment
14 November 2020 The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic: Crisis management, and governance and policy priorities
6 February 2021 The Fury of Young People: Aspirations, mobility and identity politics
27 February 2021 Housing Affordability: Can there be breakthrough solutions?
27 March 2021 The Constraint City: Livability, mobility, connectivity and sustainability
8 May 2021 ‘Hong Kong China’: Global city or just another city of China (will be available later)


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