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CCPL Director Puja Kapai invited to discuss Status of Hong Kong's Ethnic Minorities with Consul Generals CCPL Director Puja Kapai was invited on 18 January 2016 to share her work and views at a Consul General Roundtable organised by The Zubin Foundation to discuss the status of ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. British Consul General Caroline Wilson hosted the roundtable at her residence, inviting Consul Generals and their colleagues from Great Britain, Pakistan, India and Philippines. Click here for further details.

Dr. Elgebeily: 'Why the UN isn't winning it's battle against sexual abuse by its peacekeepers" CCPL ARO Dr. Sherif Elgebeily writes for The Conversation on the reasons why allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse continue to blight UN peackeeping missions.

Puja Kapai: “In recent years, we became aware of a couple of inappropriate orientation activities that were highly sexualised" CCPL Director Puja Kapai was interviewed for a Hong Kong Free Press article focusing on the subject of sexual harassment in Hong Kong universities

Dr. Elgebeily: "UN condemnation of North Korea's nuclear test smacks of double standards" CCPL ARO Dr Sherif Elgebeily writes in the South China Morning Post on the UN response to nuclear proliferation in The Democratic People's Republic of Korea

The 'Human Rights in Practice' (HRP) course at HKU is collaborating with Mother's Choice on a unique project in bringing students the opportunity to assist the NGO to undertake legal research into issues surrounding child adoption, foster care, and children in need of care in Hong Kong and other places. Click here for more information.

Submission to the Legislative Council Social Welfare Panel's Subcommittee on Strategy and Measures to Combat Domestic and Sexual Violence
On 2nd October, 2015, CCPL Director Puja Kapai, submitted to the HKSAR Legislative Council a paper entitled 'Is Equal Protection a Reality for Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence in Hong Kong? HKU Empirical Study Reveals Institutional Incompetence of Frontline Responders'. In it, she summarises the key findings of her empirical study on frontline responses to domestic violence amongst Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong and presents recommendations for government.

Dr Elgebeily: A 'Royal Rumble' in Syria means yet more chaos for civilians
CCPL ARO, Dr Sherif Elgebeily writes in 'The Conversation' that Russia has different goals in Syria to the US and its allies, and that as ISIS weakens this will become more apparent. Read the full article here.

Submission for Public Consultation on the Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance Guide
On behalf of the CCPL, Deputy Director Ms. Farzana Aslam submitted on 29th September a submission commenting on the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEx) Consultation Paper on the Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide. The full submission can be downloaded here.

Delivering on the Promise of Equal Protection under the Law: Understanding the Experiences and Help-seeking Behaviours of Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence
On 3rd October, CCPL Director Ms.Puja Kapai launched the findings of her comparative empirical study into help-seeking behaviours of ethnic minority and immigrant women in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. An infographic of her findings and recommendations can be downloaded here.

The Status of Ethnic Minorities Report
CCPL Director Ms.Puja Kapai authored and launched a Report, copy edited by ARO Dr Sherif Elgebeily, on the Status of Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong 1997 - 2014. The full report can be downloaded here.

Dr. Elgebeily: "To stem the flood of refugees, UN must work harder at ending wars and conflict"
ARO Dr Sherif Elgebeily writes in the South China Morning Post on the UN Security Council's Role in the Current Refugee Crisis

A Comparative Study on Children's Rights Education: Implications for Policy Reform in Hong Kong
CCPL Director Ms. Puja Kapai, Professor John Bacon-Shone, Ms. Annelotte Walsh and Ms. Fay Wong publish their research findings from a study commissioned by the Hong Kong Committee for  UNICEF on Children's Rights Education, funded by the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF and the University of Hong Kong’s Small Project Funding Scheme.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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