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  • 1. Commission on Poverty
    Group 3
    Chui Man Toi (52222860)
    Huen Wing Yan(52217352)
    Ho Kwok Fai(5222860)
    Chung Man Sze( 52218730)
    Lam Tsz Chung (52217200)
    Li Yuen Man ( 52168003)
    Lung Yan Tung (52224459)

2. What is poverty?
3. Poverty in Hong Kong
(4-10-2010)
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Do you think it is poverty?
4. Context
Background

  • Formation 5. Structure 6. Stakeholders 7. Mission

How does involve civic society?

  • Civic engagement mechanism 8. Process

Evaluation

  • Merits 9. Demerits

Background
Formation
Stakeholders
Structure
Mission
10. Formation
11. Ending of COP

no formal organization to manage the affairs of poverty
How does it affect the future of the poverty?
12. Structure
The financial secretary
Head of central policy unit
4 Principal officials
Health and welfare
Home affairs
educations
Employment
18 unofficial members
NGOs representatives
legislators
business people
Community leaders
academics
others
13. Stakeholders
14. Mission
Concern the needs of the poor
Tackle the problems of poverty
-By Making Policy
-Promote Self- reliance
Reduce the risk of intergenerational poverty
Encourage citizens participation
Delineate responsibility
Foster public- private partnership
Mobilize social capital in alleviating poverty
Focus on inter-departmental and inter-disciplinary issues
15. How does involve civic society?
Civic engagement mechanism
Process
16. Civic engagement mechanism

  • Advisory Committees

To advise the government
the governmenthave no obligation to take up recommendation

  • Statutory Bodies (temporary)

Serve are board and wide-ranging
Adjudicating on appeal
17. Process
13 Meeting (Formal& Informal)
Individual task: holdnumerousmeeting
Official :meetwith official and unofficial membersindividually
Unofficial: hold informal meeting, table document, interacting with public
18. Process

  • Visitto selected districtsand Social Service agencies 19. Forum 20. Sharing Session 21. Seminar

Evaluation
22. Evaluation
Merits
23. Evaluation
Demerits
24. Evaluation
Demerits
25. Reference
Welfare Policy: The Case of the Commissionon Poverty , Chapter 7, http://www.bauhinia.org/publications/BFRC-CES-Report.pdf
http://www.libertytimes.com.tw/2010/new/oct/4/today-p1-2.htm
Report of the Commission on Poverty
http://www.cop.gov.hk/b5/report.htm