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RTHK's Radio Programme on Inclusive Environment Recognition Scheme

21 February 2017


RTHK's Radio Programme on Inclusive Environment Recognition Scheme

Guest:
Mr. Joseph KWAN, Global Chair of Rehabilitation International - International Commission on Technology and Accessibility

Mr KUO Chun Chuen, Chief Officer (Rehabilitation Service) of The Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities

Click here to listen.


無障礙環境齊嘉許

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康復國際科技及無障礙設施委員會主席關國樂
社聯復康服務總主任郭俊泉
 
UIA Questionnaire Survey on Gender Equity in Architecture in Hong Kong

2 December 2016


UIA Questionnaire Survey on Gender Equity in Architecture in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), as one of the member sections of the International Union of Architects (UIA), is assisting UIA to carry out a survey on Gender Equity in Architecture to our members. The data collected through this questionnaire will be forwarded to UIA for analysis to outline the obstacles preventing for the achievement of a better and more dynamic working life for female and establish an UIA Gender Equity Policy in the architectural profession.

To improve the survey's reliability, your voluntary completion of the survey questionnaire will be much appreciated. Please complete the online questionnaire no later than 9 January 2017 (Monday).
 
 

14 November 2016


Ar. Ramiz Baig on IAP Making Karachi Accessible

This video was shown as part of Ar. Ramiz Baig's presentation "Universal Accessibility in Karachi's context" at the Asian Congress of Architects 17, Hong Kong (www.aca17hk.com). The video was directed by film maker Hisham Masood to raise awareness of the work Institute of Architects Pakistan (www.iap.com.pk) along with NOWPDP is doing to make Karachi accessible.

 
 

27 September 2016


The Memorandum of Understanding signing between UIA and ARCASIA

The Memorandum of Understanding between UIA and ARCASIA was signed by UIA President Ar. Esa Mohamed and ARCASIA President Ar. Sathirut Nui Tandanand at Hong Kong on 27th September 2016 for a period of three (3) years:-
  1. To rationalize the resources of the two Organizations in pertinent activities at all such levels as mutually agreed;
  2. To reinforce the capacity for action of the both Organizations towards third parties where such a co-operation will be of mutual benefit to both organizations;
  3. To explore opportunities for joint positions and/or joint actions of both Organizations towards third parties;
  4. To co-operate in lobbying activities, if and when appropriate and as mutually agreed;
  5. To ensure reciprocal representation at their respective working bodies;
  6. To share information of mutual interest.
The two Organizations undertake to establish a closer cooperation between themselves, with the full knowledge and consent of the executive Councils of both Organizations and after their input and agreement, at all levels of proposed co-operation on a case-by-case basis.
 
RTHK's Radio Programme on Elderly Friendly Community

October to November 2015


RTHK's Radio Programme on Elderly Friendly Community
Programme details
 
 

20 May 2015


SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR ELDERLY WITH DEMENTIA (HALF DAY SYMPOSIUM)

Date:
20 May 2015
Time:
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue:
Auditorium, 1/F. Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, Wanchai, 15 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong


Registration Form
 
 

12 March 2010


Public Consultation Session on HKSAR under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

Date:
12 March 2010
Time:
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue:
Auditorium, 1/F. Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, Wanchai, 15 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong


Initial Report of HKSAR under UNCRPD
Public Consultation Session Registration Reply Slip
 
 

30 December 2009


The Government was committed to promoting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Hong Kong to enhance equal opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in the community, the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, said today.

Visit the website on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Hong Kong
 
Business of Design Week Forum 2008

12 December 2008


BODW Forum 2008 is the highlight of the Business of Design Week 2008. Mr. Joseph Kwan, Chairman of UIA WP, has been invited to share on Quake Solutions - how design and innovation can help the Sichuan region and future quake-affected regions to recover from major earthquakes-sharing smart solutions and best practices.

Please visit BODW Forum 2008 - Quake Solutions for more details.
You can also visit BODW 2009 Website for more information
 
 

27 November to 1 December 2006


The 12th International Mobility Conference

The 12th International Mobility Conference will be held in Hong Kong from November 27 to December 1, 2006. The event is hosted by the Hong Kong Society for the Blind.

Please visit The Conference web site for more information
 
 

22 - 26 October, 2006


The 2nd International Conference for Universal Design

The 2nd International Conference for Universal Design in Kyoto 2006 will be held in Kyoto 22 - 26 October, 2006. The Conference is hosted by the International Association for Universal Design and the venue will be Kyoto International Conference Hall.
Please visit The 2nd International Conference web site for more information
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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