16-20 August 2012
Represented by Jeanne Cheng, Convenor of the Core Group, and Elkin Lee, Member of the Core Group, the Award Network on behalf of The Hong Kong Award for Young People participated in the Global Award Holders Network (GAHN) Leadership Capacity Building Workshop in Singapore on 16-20 August 2012 which was co-organised by the International Award Association and National Youth Achievement Award Council of Singapore. The occasion was attended by 25 young Award Leaders representing the four regions – Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific and EMAS Europe, Mediterranean & Arab States) Regions – with an aim to provide a platform for interaction and exchange of ideas by young people to lay down the foundation for the establishment of GAHN.
At the Workshop, Jeanne and Elkin gave a presentation on the Award Network in Hong Kong andsh ared our experience in founding a local network for the Award Holders as well as promoting and facilitating continued involvement in the Award. They considered participating in the Workshop useful and fruitful, which gave inspiring ideas and new insights in running the Award Network in Hong Kong and also a valuable opportunity to promote the Award Network at international level.