Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, USA
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USLW attends meetings of UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York

 



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March 12, 2019 - Hong Kong Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Caspar Tsui, today (March 12, New York time) attended a meeting of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York.

As part of the Chinese delegation, Mr Tsui is visiting New York to attend meetings of the UNCSW from March 11 to 14 (New York time), including a ministerial round table on social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality as well as the empowerment of women and girls.

On the sidelines of the meetings, he officiated at a lunch reception today at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York. He spoke on Hong Kong’s experience in women's empowerment, highlighting the Government's multi-pronged strategy and recent policy initiatives to support women in fulfilling family commitments and promoting women's employment.

Hong Kong Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Caspar Tsui, officiated and spoke at a lunch reception at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (March 12, New York time).
Hong Kong Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Caspar Tsui, officiated and spoke at a lunch reception at the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York (March 12, New York time).

 

Hong Kong Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Caspar Tsui, met with the delegation of the Hong Kong Federation of Women attending the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York and acknowledged its ongoing efforts in promoting gender equality and women's development in the community, particularly among young people. Photo shows Mr Tsui (fourth right) and the Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York, Ms Joanne Chu (fourth left), with secondary school students in the delegation.
Hong Kong Under Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Caspar Tsui, met with the delegation of the Hong Kong Federation of Women attending the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York and acknowledged its ongoing efforts in promoting gender equality and women's development in the community, particularly among young people. Photo shows Mr Tsui (fourth right) and the Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York, Ms Joanne Chu (fourth left), with secondary school students in the delegation.

 


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