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Poverty and Social Exclusion in Hong Kong (PSEHK) Workshop

Poverty and Social Exclusion in Hong Kong (PSEHK) Workshop

2013 October

The Department of Asian and Policy Studies of The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) will co-organise the “Workshop on Poverty and Social Exclusion” in Hong Kong with the Central Policy Unit, the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research at the University of Bristol, and the Department of Public Policy at the City University of Hong Kong on 1 November 2013. Professor Joshua Mok Ka-ho, Chair Professor of Comparative Policy and Dean of Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at HKIEd, will give an opening speech and a presentation on “Education inequality: Policies to help poor children in Hong Kong”, at the Workshop. The PSEHK has also invited Professor David Gordon and Ms Christina Pantazis, University of Bristol, UK; Professor Wong Chack-kie, The Central Policy Unit, HKSAR; Mr Patrick Nip Tak-kuen, Chief Secretary for Administration’s Private Office, HKSAR; Mr Chua Hoi-wai, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service; Professor Nelson Chow, The University of Hong Kong; Professors Wong Hung and Samuel Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Professor Ray Forrest and Dr Maggie Lau, City University of Hong Kong, to share their insights on the poverty and social exclusion in Hong Kong. . Academic scholars, practitioners from non-governmental organisations, and representatives from the government and government advisory bodies are to be invited to participate in the Workshop. Interested parties can also contact Ms Lea Lai at 3442 2757 or email laileilai2@cityu.edu.hk for registration.

For details of the Workshop, please refer to the attached poster.