EdUHK Signs MoU with Naresuan University of Thailand
Some 60 scholars from 16 countries and regions around the world gathered at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) on 24-25 November 2017 to participate in the International Research Symposium of Public Management in Asia: Innovation and Transformation. Hosted by the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) at EdUHK, the symposium was co-organised by the public management faculties and institutes of eight universities in mainland China, Thailand, the Philippines and Central Asia. Public Administration and Development, Policy and Society and the Journal of Asian Public Policy served as support journals for this high-profile research event.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Professor Lui Tai-lok, Vice President (Research and Development) at EdUHK, offered a warm welcome to delegates and expressed the wish that similar research conferences would further extend EdUHK’s international outreach.
The symposium witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between EdUHK and Naresuan University of Thailand. Departmental MoUs were also signed between APS and the School of Political Science and Public Administration at Wuhan University and the School of Public Administration at the South China University of Technology.
At a post-conference roundtable, 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.