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Global research and innovation forum: towards a roadmap for the 2019 novel Coronavirus

Posted 17/02/2020

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan has been invited by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness (GloPID-R) to join the 2-day WHO ...

Chinese Edition of Sphere Handbook 2018 and Sphere Focal Point Meetings in Beijing

Chinese Edition of Sphere Handbook 2018 and Sphere Focal Point Meetings in Beijing

Posted 30/01/2020

On 8 and 9 December 2019, CCOUC, having served as a Sphere Focal Point for China since 2014 and participated in the Chinese translation of the Sphere Handbook 2018, participated in the discussion ...

Public Education on Weather and Health

Public Education on Weather and Health

Posted 30/01/2020

In order to enhance resilience of local population in face of extreme weather events, CCOUC collaborated with Hong Kong Observatory to talk about weather-related health issues in a radio programme ...

Safety Workshops on Campus Clean-up

Safety Workshops on Campus Clean-up

Posted 28/11/2019

CCOUC co-organised a series of safety workshops on campus clean-up with various units at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) after the social unrest event in CUHK this month. There were ...

The Hong Kong government must come clean about tear gas

Posted 21/11/2019

By Kevin K.C. Hung, Emily Y.Y. Chan and Colin A. Graham The Hong Kong police force has deployed more than 9,000 rounds of tear gas in the city since June in responding to antigovernment ...

Use of tear gas for crowd control in Hong Kong

Posted 21/11/2019

By Emily Ying Yang Chan, Kevin Kei Ching Hung, Heidi Hoi Yi Hung, Colin A Graham Heated debates over the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) ...

Working Group Meeting on Natech Risk in Asia Pacific in Japan

Posted 21/11/2019

CCOUC participated in the Working Group Meeting on Natech Risk in Asia Pacific of the Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction ...

International Symposium on Green Development and Integrated Risk Governance (IRG-GD2019): Review of Global Disaster Risk Reduction Activities

International Symposium on Green Development and Integrated Risk Governance (IRG-GD2019): Review of Global Disaster Risk Reduction Activities

Posted 22/10/2019

Prof Emily Chan, CCOUC Centre Director, attended the International Symposium on Green Development and Integrated Risk Governance (IRG-GD2019): Review of Global Disaster Risk Reduction Activities in ...

Academic Conference at University of Northumbria, UK

Academic Conference at University of Northumbria, UK

Posted 28/08/2019

CCOUC Deputy Director, Ms Gloria Chan, and Head of Training and Development, Ms Carol Wong, attended the conference that aimed to stimulate debate and advance thinking around “New Points of Departure ...

Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine Lunchtime Seminar Series cum Ethnic Minority Health Project Experience Sharing: Reducing Vulnerabilities in a Qiang Ethnic Minority Rural Community

Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine Lunchtime Seminar Series cum Ethnic Minority Health Project Experience Sharing: Reducing Vulnerabilities in a Qiang Ethnic Minority Rural Community

Posted 28/08/2019

CCOUC led a team of 50 trainers and trainees to Xiuxi Village, Puxi Township, Li County, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province from 21 to 25 June 2019. Upon return, four ...