陳方安生出席塔夫茲大學第九屆中美關係年會並發表主題演講

香港2020 新聞稿
31-3-2016

陳方安生出席塔夫茲大學第九屆中美關係年會並發表主題演講

香港2020召集人陳方安生應位於美國麻薩諸塞州的塔夫茲大學 (Tufts University, Massachusetts) 的邀請, 於4月3日擔任塔夫茲大學第九屆中美關係年會的主講嘉賓。中美關係年會乃每年由塔夫茲大學及弗萊徹法律及外交學校 (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy) 的學生於麻薩諸塞州弗萊徹法律及外交學校舉辦的活動。

今年年會主題為「向前邁進」,為期兩天 (4月2 – 3日) 的學術會議的目的,是為鞏固中美的友好關係及促進兩國來自不同文化及範疇的專家、學生之間的合作及瞭解。陳太將在「如何在動盪世界維護核心價值」的命題上發表演講 (香港時間4月4日凌晨1時30分- 5時15分)。

是次波士頓之行,陳太亦應波士頓外交關係委員會及哈佛大學甘迺迪政府學院的邀請擔任講者,屆時會就「一國兩制」在港實施情況及香港與內地的關係發表演講。

有關塔夫茲大學第九屆中美關係年會詳情,可瀏覽大學網站:
http://tuftssurge.org/china-us-symposium/

註:陳方安生在塔夫茲大學取得人文學博士學位(degree of Doctor of Humane Letters),並與塔夫茲大學領袖及國際視野學院保持密切聯繫。
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Anson Chan to deliver keynote address at Tufts University 9th China-US Symposium

HongKong2020 Press Release
31 March 2016

Anson Chan to deliver keynote address at
Tufts University 9th China-US Symposium

HK2020 Convenor Anson Chan is invited to deliver a keynote address at the Tufts University Sino-US Relations Group Engagement (SURGE) 9th Annual China-U.S. Symposium on 3 April. The China-US Symposium is an annual event held at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Medford, MA, organized by both Tufts undergraduates and Fletcher students.

The theme of the Symposium this year is “Moving Forward”. The goal of this two-day academic conference (2-3 April 2016) is to foster positive relations between China and the United States, cultivating cooperation and understanding between students and experts from different backgrounds and cultures. Mrs Chan will speak on the theme “Sustaining Core Values in a Turbulent World”.

During her visit to Boston, Mrs Chan will also speak to the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations and the Harvard Kennedy School.

For details of the Tufts University 9th Annual China-U.S. Symposium, please visit Tufts Website: http://tuftssurge.org/china-us-symposium/
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Anson Chan has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa by Tufts University, Massachusetts and has been closely involved with Tufts University’s Institute for Leadership and International Perspective.

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(18/6/2015 新聞稿)就政改投票結果的聲明 促屨行承諾 建立溝通平台

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18/6/2015 新聞稿

香港2020就政改投票結果的聲明  促屨行承諾 建立溝通平台

在這關鍵的時刻,社會應反思過去18個月發生的事情。雖然2017年普選行政長官已經無望,但特區政府以及整體社會都不應該就政制改革放軟手腳。

正如政務司司長所言,我們應該努力尋求對話,而非對抗,努力建立互信,而非破壞互信。特區政府應該盡快踏出第一步,成立溝通平台,讓不同政見人可以展開對話,直接溝通。這個溝通平台也是去年雨傘運動期間,政府與學聯對話時作出的承諾。同樣重要的是,要建立一個中央官員與泛民主派的溝通平台。

特區政府也應該推動改革2016年立法會功能組別及2017年選舉委員會的組成辦法。最低限度也要包括廢除公司及團體票和擴大選民基礎。

這些改革建議早已獲得廣泛社會支持,更可以透過修改本地法例落實,完全是特區政府權力範圍內所能做到之事。目前社會分化問題嚴重,政治制度亦不平等,政府要展開漫長的修補工作,令政府有更好的基礎處理重要的民生社會問題。

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(18/6/2015 Press Release)Government and the Community Must Find Ways to Move Forward

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18/6/2015 Press Release

HongKong2020 Statement
Government and the Community Must Find Ways to Move Forward

This is a moment for sombre reflection on the lessons to be learned from the events of the past 18 months. While we can no longer hope to achieve genuine universal suffrage for the election of the Chief Executive in 2017, this is not the time for the Government – or the wider community – to abandon all efforts for constitutional reform.

The Chief Secretary for Administration has rightly said we must strive for better communication, not confrontation; work to build trust rather than mistrust.  The Government should take the first step by establishing, as soon as possible, the platform for direct and open dialogue between all sides that was promised in the meeting between officials and student leaders during last year’s protests.  It is also important to establish an effective channel of communications between Beijing officials and Pan-democrats.   

The Government should also press forward with reforms to the method of electing members of functional constituencies in the 2016 LegCo elections and members of the sub-sectors of the Chief Executive Election Committee in 2017.  At a minimum, the reforms should include moves to abolish corporate voting and broaden electorates.

Such reforms have broad-based public support and can be implemented by means of local legislation, entirely within the power of the Administration to propose.  They would go a long way towards beginning to heal the wounds that have opened in our society and provide a sound basis for tackling important social and livelihood issues that have been casualties of the current political discord.

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(Press Release 04/03/2015) HongKong2020 Proposal

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(Press Release released on 4th March 2015)

Hong Kong 2020 fully shares the anger and dismay with which the 31 August 2014 Decision has been received by Hong Kong people, in particular younger and highly educated sectors of the community who are well aware that their freedoms, values and future way of life are at stake. We are nevertheless prepared to continue to engage in the consultation process.

If there is to be any possibility of obtaining the support of two-thirds of LegCo members for the method of electing the CE in 2017, the Government, with the support of the Central Authorities, must be prepared to recommend substantive modifications to the current proposals to ensure that the outcome of the CE election reflects the will of the voters.

In line with our previous submission, we propose that the following reforms be made to the composition and formation of the NC:

HK2020’s Proposal
HK2020’s Proposal (Attachment)

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