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The Twelfth Hong Kong Cup Diplomatic Knowledge Contest

Date : 14 December 2017

Summary

 

This circular memorandum invites primary and secondary schools to participate in the captioned contest.

 

Details

 

The “Hong Kong Cup Diplomatic Knowledge Contest” is jointly organised by the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in the HKSAR (“Commissioner’s Office”), the Education Bureau, and the Better Hong Kong Foundation.  It aims to enhance students’ interest in and awareness of the diplomatic knowledge of China so that they have a global outlook and an understanding on the importance of diplomacy in the trends of globalisation.

 

As the year 2018 marks the 40th Anniversary of the launch of reform and opening-up of China, the Contest has the theme of China and the world: 40 years of opening up.  The schedule and regulations of the Contest are attached at Annex 1 and Annex 2 respectively (Chinese version only).

 

To encourage students to learn more about diplomacy, the organisers will provide 7 articles to the participating primary students for their reference.  Moreover, a reading material, “中國外交知識讀本”, published by the Commissioner’s Office and the China Foreign Affairs University, will also be provided.  For collection, please send the completed Appendix to the Secretariat of the Twelfth “Hong Kong Cup Diplomatic Knowledge Contest”. (“the Secretariat”).  The poster of the Twelfth Contest will be sent to schools by post by January 2018 for display in schools.

 

Schools interested in nominating their students to participate in the Contest are requested to complete and submit the “Nomination Entry Form” at the website of the Hong Kong Education City (http://www.hkedcity.net/registration/edb/).  The deadline for the nomination is 19 January 2018 (Friday).

 

Enquiry

 

For enquiries about the Contest, please contact the Secretariat on 6234 6061.  For enquiries about technical issues like accounts and entry form submission, please contact the Hong Kong Education City on 2624 1000.

 

For details of the 12th Contest, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 208/2017 [Download]