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U.S. Experience with Port and Vessel Emissions Control

22 June 2015

Civic Exchange and the United States Consulate General to Hong Kong and Macau will co-host an event on 22 June 2015, and Ms. Penelope McDaniel will give a presentation and share the U.S. experiences in controlling port and vessel emissions.


Climate Change and the Asian Monsoon: Impact and consequences for Asian civilisation

19 June 2015

Civic Exchange is co-organising this a forum with the Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability (IEES) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability (IEES) to bring the messages from the AGU Chapman Conference on the Asian Monsoon to a wider audience.


Briefing Session: Public Opinion Survey on the Small House Policy

4 June 2015

Civic Exchange is organising a briefing session on the new survey report Small Houses, Big Effects: Public Opinion Survey on the Small House Policy on 4 June 2015 (Thursday). Prof. Michael E. DeGolyer (Hong Kong Transition Project, HKBU) and the Civic Exchange research team will share the survey findings and discuss the way forward.


Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan - Help Wanted?

26 May 2015

The CBD extended to Hong Kong in 2011. It is the first time that the HKSAR Government uses an open and participatory process to develop the BSAP in compliance with the CBD. Public consultation document will be released in April 2015. How can we participate in the process? What can environmental non-governmental organisations do to raise public awareness on BSAP?


Regulating Built Heritage: Towards a Coherent Heritage Policy

19 May 2015

How do Hong Kong's land use, planning, leasehold and building regulations affect the conservation of built heritage? In this seminar, Project Manager, Carine Lai will discuss how these fragmented systems may help or hinder the conservation of built heritage and how Hong Kong can move towards a more coherent heritage policy.