Civic Exchange releases four major policy recommendations for Chief Executive’s 2011 Policy Address which include Rural Land Policy, Health‐based Air Quality Policy, Regulating Shipping Emissions, and Archival Law and Good Governance.
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By Civic Exchange Hong Kong is still one of the few jurisdictions in the world that has neither Freedom of information legislation nor archives legislation. To safeguard citizens’ right to access to government information, Hong Kong has adopted the Code on Access to Information (the Code) within the whole government since December 1996; To ensure [...]
Civic Exchange Proper public records management and heritage preservation are essential to building collective memory because they preserve history. They provide a window into the values and culture of the society. Proper management of archives and public records is also critical to ensuring good governance because it documents the actions of government and public bodies [...]
Proper public records management and heritage preservation are essential to building collective memory as they preserve our history. They also provide a window into the values of and culture of our society. This seminar has drawn on the knowledge of local and international experts and practitioners on records management and heritage preservation to examine the [...]
By Christine Loh In writing this year’s Alternative Policy Address, we are keeping to our tradition of publishing an alternative address prior to that of the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, which will be delivered in the Hong Kong Legislative Council on 10 October this year……
By Christine Loh, Marcos Van Rafelghem and Jaimie C. Graham Hong Kong is one of the few jurisdictions that has not enacted archival legislation, not only in Asia but worldwide. The absence of archival legislation has resulted in gross structural deficiencies regarding the management of public records, which affect not only the preservation of documentary heritage [...]