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DC reform meetings held

The Government held exchange meetings on the theme of improving the district governance system and reforming the District Councils (DCs) at the Central Government Offices today.   Over 80 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) and Hong Kong SAR members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) were there to exchange views on improving the district governance system and supporting the District Council election.   Chief Executive John Lee noted that it is the first major citywide election after improving the district governance system and reforming the DCs, and is of particular significance.   He said it also marks the final mile for the full implementation of the principle of “patriots administering Hong Kong” in the district governance structure.   The Chief Executive also noted that the election is of great significance to the good governance and the long-term st

Green solutions discussed at expo

Secretary for Environment & Ecology Tse Chin-wan today exchanged views with young people at Eco Expo Asia on ways to achieve carbon neutrality.


During a dialogue session, Mr Tse discussed the global impacts of climate change, Hong Kong’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality before 2050, applications of green technological innovations, and carbon reduction tips for daily life, with some 400 youths from 12 schools and uniformed groups. The attendees eagerly asked questions and shared their views on environmental protection issues.


Stressing that young people are important stakeholders in tackling the climate crisis, Mr Tse called on them to apply environmental protection knowledge in everyday life. He also encouraged those aspiring to work in environment-related fields to study hard, pursue their interests and amass expertise, so as to contribute to combating climate change and achieving sustainable development.


Eco Expo Asia was open to the public free of charge today, with activities in addition to the dialogue session including guided tours, upcycling workshops, green markets and environmental seminars. Furthermore, the event’s first ESG Employment Base was in operation to publicise employment and development opportunities for people interested in joining the environmental, social and governance sector.

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