Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 178


Issue 178 | 23/01/2018

2018/19 Community Participation Funding Programme is now open for applications

The Community Participation Funding Programme organised by the EOC is running for another year and is now open for applications. The submission deadlines for the first and the second batch are 9 March 2018 and 14 September 2018 respectively...

2016/17 EOC Annual Report is officially released

The 2016/17 EOC Annual Report was tabled at the Legislative Council on 17 January 2018, and can now be viewed on the EOC website...

Tell us your story in the Employment Equality Project Writing Competition

Hong Kong is a city of stories, many of which are hidden and waiting to be unearthed, including those about people with disabilities (PWDs). Riding on the EOC’s “Employment Equality Project”, which aims at deepening public knowledge on the Disability Discrimination Ordinance, we have launched a writing competition to invite stories about people’s experiences as or with PWDs. Participants can also write about their suggestions on how to promote inclusion of PWDs into the community...

Five new mobile apps launched under the Government’s Funding Scheme for Digital Inclusion Mobile Apps

In 2012, the Government launched the Funding Scheme for Digital Inclusion Mobile Apps. Under the scheme, funding support is provided via the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer for non-profit social service organisations to develop mobile apps that cater for the needs of underprivileged groups...