Symposium on “The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Opportunities for Youths in Hong Kong”
Ms Eunice Yung, Vice-Chair (Administration) of Youth Opportunities Committee (YOC) as well as Convenor of Hong Kong Youth and Professional Network (HKYPN), and Mr Alex Wong, Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Silk Road Society (MSRS), attended a symposium on “The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Opportunities for Youths in Hong Kong” as speakers at the event. The symposium was organized by Tai Po Youth Network Activities under Tai Po District Office, and it took place on 19 February 2016, at the hall of Carmel Holy World Secondary School in Tai Po, New Territories. Around 300 guests, including renowned dignitaries, business leaders and students, attended the symposium, which aimed at deepening the understanding of “The Belt and Road Initiative” for people in the district as well as youths in Hong Kong.
Ms Eunice Yung highlighted that “The Belt and Road Initiative” can create more new job opportunities for youths, and further encouraged youths in Hong Kong to seize potential opportunities brought by “The Belt and Road Initiative”. Ms Yung also recommended the legal professionals to resolve disputes through arbitration or mediation. Mr Alex Wong, after introducing “The Belt and Road Initiative,” went on to emphasize on Hong Kong’s role under the initiative. Six other reputable speakers in the Asia region also participated the symposium as speakers.