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Appointments of members of Committee on Promotion of Civic Education

     The Government today (April 1) announced the appointment of eight new members and re-appointment of eight members of the Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education (CPCE) for a two-year term starting from April 1, 2016.

     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, extended his gratitude to seven outgoing members, Mr Henry Lim, Mr Lo Yan-lai, Dr Carol Ma Hok-ka, Ms Elaine Ma Kwai-yee, Dr Miro Ng Fei-yeung, Mr Wai Kwok-hung and Mr Henry Wong Chun-fai, for their efforts in promoting the work of the Committee.

     The membership in the new term of the Committee is as follows:

New members
Professor Emily Chan Ying-yang
Mr Andrew Chiu Ka-yin
Mr Andrew Fan Chun-wah
Ms Sammi Fu Hiu-lam
Mr Roger Kwan Ho-yeung
Miss Bella Lo Sung-yi
Ms Helen Lu Hai
Mr Tang Kwong-shing

Re-appointed members
Dr Chan Cheuk-hay
Mr Chau Hau-lap
Ms Hung Wing-chee
Mr George Lau Ka-keung
Ms Lee Pik-yee
Mr Timmy Lee Tan-chun
Dr Mak Yiu-kwong
Mr Tang Fei

     Other non-official members of the Committee are as follows:

Ms Melissa Pang (Chairperson)
Professor Chan Shui-duen
Mrs Janice Choi Kwan Wing-kum
Mr Peter Ho Siu-ping
Mr Lam Cheung-chi
Mr Lam Kwok-keung
Mr Raymond Lee Man-chun
Professor Lena Lee Ying
Mr Liu Ah-chuen
Ms Man Ka-lai
Mr Wong Wai-kit
Mr Clement Woo Kin-man
Mr Eric Yeung Chuen-sing
Mr Adrian Yip Chun-to

     The official members of the Committee include representatives from the Home Affairs Bureau, the Education Bureau, the Information Services Department, the Department of Justice, the Social Welfare Department, the Hong Kong Police Force, Radio Television Hong Kong and the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

     The CPCE is a non-statutory advisory body tasked with the promotion of civic education outside schools. It advises the Government on the objective and scope of civic education, promotes civic education outside schools through a range of publicity and educational programmes, and sponsors non-governmental organisations to carry out civic education projects through funding schemes.

Ends/Friday, April 1, 2016
Issued at HKT 20:01


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