HKBU hosts Global Youth Summit promoting inclusive society
03 May 2018
HKBU held the Global Youth Summit 2018 with the theme of social inclusion, attended by around 200 local and non-local young people who discussed social inclusion issues.
The Summit jointly organised by the Leadership Qualities Centre of the Office of Student Affairs and student organisation AIESEC in HKBU invited business consultant Dr Wil Hokama, Social Service Worker of Christian Action Mr Jeffrey Andrews, Hong Kong actor Mr Brian Burrell, and Jianne Soriano, a United Nations Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group member who is also an International Journalism student of HKBU, to take part in the panel discussion.
Participants learnt about the latest developments in social inclusion in the city and the challenges faced by ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. They also discussed the actions taken to achieve the goal of reduced inequalities, one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations.