Civic Exchange is introducing a new program to advocate on behalf of pedestrians in the city. The goal of WALKABILITY is to encourage the government and businesses to take a people-first approach to urban planning.
Professor Chan is an award-winning journalist, journalism professor and media expert, who recently retired as the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong.
Representatives from Hong Kong and around the world have signed the International Charter for Walking, pledging to promote walking as a key component in the future urban design of cities.
Civic Exchange and Walk21, an international leader in championing walking, are producing this Conference with an objective to advance civic engagement and influence public policy on the theme of urban walkability.
Civic Exchange submitted a written comment to support the SAR Government to roll out long-term action plan for post-2020 to cope with threats and consequences brought by the remarkably changing climate.
Hong Kong has the lowest glass recovery rate of any developed city in the world, with only 10 percent of the bottles consumed in Hong Kong recycled.
The survey is conducted in three Asian cities – Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.
It is hoped that the findings will provide insights into city dwellers’ attitudes and priorities in order to identify areas for further research and to provoke discussions on how urban policymakers can better meet people’s needs.
The survey uncovers significant differences between Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai.
Civic Exchange announced that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Maura Wong as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to the public consultation on the Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong launched in January 2016