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Commission on Poverty Summit 2018

 

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Commission on Poverty Summit 2018

 

The Commission on Poverty Summit 2018 was held on 24 March.  With a theme of “Social housing as an innovative means to alleviate poverty”, the Summit invited representatives from social welfare organisations, a social enterprise and a charity participating in social housing projects to share their views and experience at a panel discussion.  The Summit was chaired by the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam.  The Chief Secretary for Administration and Chairperson of the Commission on Poverty (CoP), Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, and the Chairpersons of the four Task Forces under the CoP reported their achievements for the past year.  At the following open discussion, Mrs Lam and Mr Cheung together with the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Dr Law Chi-kwong; the Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan; the Secretary for Education, Mr Kevin Yeung; the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah; and the Chairpersons of the Task Forces under the CoP discussed poverty alleviation strategies with about 500 participants joining the Summit.


The presentation slides of the Summit and the publications distributed have been uploaded to this webpage for public viewing:


Presentation slides for opening remarks by the Chief Executive
Presentation slides for report by the Commission of Poverty and its Task Forces
Commission on Poverty Progress Report 2018
Community Care Fund Booklet 2018
Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund Booklet 2018
Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund Factsheet 2018
“Future Stars” Programme Booklet 2017
“Life Buddies” Mentoring Scheme Booklet 2016-17 (Chinese only)
Highlights of the Future Stars - Upward Mobility Scholarship Ceremony 2017(Video)
"Life Buddies" Mentoring Scheme 2017/18 - School-based Mentoring Programme(Video)
Panel discussion on "Social housing as an innovative means to alleviate poverty" (presentation slides provided by Society for Community Organization)
Panel discussion on "Social housing as an innovative means to alleviate poverty" (presentation slides provided by The Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society, Kowloon)