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Appointments to new term of Council for Sustainable Development
     The Government today (February 28) announced appointments to the Council for Sustainable Development for a new two-year term starting from March 1, 2017.

     "The Council membership represents a balanced mix of stakeholders from different sectors of the community including the environmental, social and business sectors. We will continue to work closely with the Council in promoting sustainable development in Hong Kong," a government spokesman said.

     The Council advises the Government on priority areas for promoting sustainable development that will integrate environmental, social and economic perspectives. It also seeks to encourage community participation and promote public awareness and understanding of the principles of sustainable development.

     The Council has implemented a number of stakeholder-led engagement processes to engage the community in active discussion of sustainability issues. The Council has also advised on the disbursement of the Sustainable Development Fund to support community projects aimed at raising public awareness of sustainable development.

     The membership for the new term is as follows:

Professor Arthur Li Kwok-cheung

Professor John Chai Yat-chiu
Dr Bunny Chan Chung-bun
Ms Chan Shin-kwan#
Mr Chu Hoi-shan#
Professor Laurence Ho Hoi-ming#
Ms Betty Ho Siu-fong
Ms Angelina Kwan
Mr Kwok Lit-tung
Mr Alkin Kwong Ching-wai
Professor Leung Wing-mo
Mrs Sandra Mak Wong Siu-chun
Dr Ng Cho-nam
Mr Daryl Ng Win-kong
Miss Samanta Pong Sum-yee#
Mr Cliff Tang Wing-chun
Professor Jonathan Wong Woon-chung#
Dr Thomas Yau Chung-cheung
Mr Eric Yeung Chuen-sing
Secretary for Development*
Secretary for the Environment*
Secretary for Home Affairs*
Secretary for Transport and Housing*

# new member
* or Permanent Secretary
Ends/Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Issued at HKT 11:02
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