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Public Management Reforms in Asia Discussed at EdUHK (亞洲公共管理改革研討會在教大舉行)

Public Management Reforms in Asia Discussed at EdUHK (亞洲公共管理改革研討會在教大舉行)

2017 November

Some 60 scholars from 16 countries and regions in the world gathered at the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) on 24-25 November 2017, participating in the International Research Symposium of Public Management in Asia: Innovation and Transformation. Hosted by the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) of EdUHK, this symposium was co-organized by public management faculties and institutes of eight other reputable universities from Mainland China, Thailand, the Philippines and Central Asia. Public Administration and DevelopmentPolicy and Society and Journal of Asian Public Policy served as supporting journals of this high-profile research event.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Prof. Lui Tai-lok, Vice President (Research and Development) of EdUHK expressed his warm welcome to delegates and wished that similar research conferences could further extend EdUHK’s international outreach.

The symposium also witnessed the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between EdUHK and Naresuan University of Thailand. Departmental MoUs were also signed between APS and School of Political Science and Public Administration of Wuhan University and School of Public Administration, South China University of Technology (SCUT), two renowned universities in Mainland China.

In a post-conference round-table, senior representatives of leading universities from Mainland China, South Korea, Central Asia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam engaged in extensive discussion on public policy and management education in Asia and explored various collaboration initiatives.

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來自全球十六個國家和地區的六十多位學者于2017年24日及25日齊聚香港教育大學(教大),參加『亞洲公共管理的創新與轉型國際學術研討會』。此次會議由教大的亞洲及政策研究學系主辦,來自中國內地,泰國,菲律賓和中亞八所著名大學的公共管理學院/研究院協辦。《公共行政與發展》,《政策與社會》,《亞洲公共政策期刊》等三本國際學術期刊則為此次會議的支持刊物。

教大副校長(研究與發展)呂大樂教授在開幕儀式上對於各國參會學者表示熱忱歡迎,並希望類似的學術會議可以進一步拓展教大的國際影響。

此次研討會也見證了香港教育大學與泰國那黎宣大學校際合作備忘錄的正式簽署。此外,教大亞洲及政策研究學系也同中國內地著名學府——武漢大學政治與公共管理學院和華南理工大學公共管理學院簽訂了院系級別的合作備忘錄。

在研討會結束後舉辦的圓桌會談中,中國內地、韓國、中亞、菲律賓、泰國和越南十二間著名大學的高級代表深入探討了亞洲公共政策與公共管理教育的發展,以及國際合作的計劃。

(From left to right): Prof. Piraton VP, Naresuan University and Prof. Lui Tai-lok, Vice President (Research and Development), EdUHK

(From left to right): Prof. Darryl S.L. Jarvis, HoD, APS and Prof. Wang Zhiqiang, South China University of Technology

(From left to right): Prof. Darryl S.L. Jarvis, HoD, APS and Prof. Huang Ding, Wuhan University