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Membership and Terms of Reference

Membership

Chairperson

Chief Secretary for Administration

Vice-chairperson

Secretary for Labour and Welfare

Non-official Members

Ms Karin Ann
Mr Peter Au Yeung Wai-hong
Mr Chan Kin-ping, BBS, JP
Miss Anna May Chan Mei-lan, MH, JP
Miss Kelly Cheng Hui-kiu
Mr Chow Wai-chung
Ms Kathy Chung Lai-kam, MH
Ms Heidi Hui Sim-kiu
Dr Patrick Ip
Dr Sanly Kam Shau-wan, MH
Ms Lee Yuen-sum
Ms Shalini Mahtani
Mr Kenny Ng Kwan-lim
Ms Cindy Pun Siu-fung
Dr Tang Chun-pan
Dr Sandra Tsang Kit-man, JP
Dr Rizwan Ullah, MH
Mr Gary Wong Chi-him, JP
Ms Donna Wong Chui-ling
Dr Lilian Wong Hiu-lei
Miss Koby Wong Lok-yin
Ms Wong May-kwan

Ex-officio Members

Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism
Secretary for Education
Secretary for Health
Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs
Commissioner of Police
Director of Health
Director of Home Affairs
Director of Social Welfare
Chairperson of Family Council
Chairperson of Women's Commission

Secretary

Principal Assistant Secretary for Labour and Welfare (Children)

Terms of Reference

With a vision of ensuring that Hong Kong is a place where all children's rights, interests and well-being are respected and safeguarded, their voices are heard, and where all children enjoy healthy and happy growth and optimal development so as to achieve their fullest potentials, the Commission on Children will –

  1. Develop policies, set strategies and priorities related to the development and advancement of children, and oversee their implementation;
  2. Enhance and monitor integration and rationalisation of children-related policies and initiatives under different bureaux/departments and with advisory bodies;
  3. Review children-related services by the Government and non-governmental organisations, foster cross-sector collaboration, and identify areas for better integration and improvement;
  4. Promote and promulgate children's rights as articulated in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and engage with children on matters that affect them;
  5. Manage funding schemes for promotional and public educational projects which should have children's and stakeholders' participation, and organise other promotional activities; and
  6. Develop a framework with indicators to monitor and evaluate the extent to which the vision is achieved.