The Thirteenth “Hong Kong Cup Diplomatic Knowledge Contest”

Activity Type : Contest  Upload Date : 10 December 2018


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 2019 marks the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the Contest has the theme of New China at 70, New Era in Diplomacy.  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 some reading materials to the participating students and teachers for their reference.  Please refer to Annex 2 and the Appendix (Chinese version only) for details.  The poster of the Thirteenth Contest will be sent to schools by post by January 2019 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 ( from 18 December 2018 (Tuesday) to 18 January 2019 (Friday).




For enquiries about the Contest, please contact the Secretariat of the thirteenth Hong Kong Cup Diplomatic Knowledge Contest on 2572 3090 or 6462 0731.  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 13th Contest, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 193/2018 [Download]