Youth Matters
Growing Entrepreneurship
Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum 2015
Once again, the Federation is pleased to bring together 500 young entrepreneurs, sharing creative, innovative ideas and business plans with those who have more entrepreneurial experience.

Global Youth Entrepreneurs Forum 2015: "What Next? Growing Entrepreneurship" will be on 3-4 August, both in Hong Kong and the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub (E Hub), China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone. Hearing from expert keynote speakers and potential mentors from the US, Taiwan, Israel and more places, participants in the Forum will have the perfect opportunity to build on strong foundations and grow their entrepreneurial talent.

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Enquiries Miranda Wong 3956 8001 email
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What's NEW
Patrick Lin shares vision on movie animation with students invited by HKFYG M21 at special screening of new film: Inside Out
Disney: Inside Out
Inside Out, a brand new movie from Pixar Animation Studios released by Walt Disney Pictures, had a special screening on 21 June at The Grand, Elements. Students in the audience were invited by Hong Kong Disneyland and after the show a talk about careers in movie animation was given by Hong Kong "hometown hero" Patrick Lin, Director of Photography for Inside Out and Layout Supervisor from Pixar. The film, which has received unanimous critical acclaim from reviewers and audiences around the world, tells a moving story about the inside and outside worlds of 11-year old Riley growing up, and the many exciting adventures of the five Emotions - Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger - within her that make this title one of Pixar's most imaginative, vibrant and emotional releases to date.
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Information on M21
Enquiries Cherry Chan 3979 0043

M21 video advertisement competition funded by HSBC with online public voting
M21 video advertisement competition
Calling now for 30-second public awareness ads which promote inclusiveness for underprivileged groups. Courtesy of HSBC, teams of 12-35 year-olds are invited to enter this competition organized by HKFYG's M21. Videos can be in Chinese or English and entries will be judged on message, creativity, and production skills. Prizes worth HK$30,000 will go for the Best Ad, the Best Ad Production and Most Creative Ad.
Deadline for video upload 11 July 2015
Online public voting July-August 2015
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Enquiries Sally Ching 3979 0000
Coming Soon
Must see! 10 new books from HKFYG at special prices
2015 Hong Kong Book Fair

10 new books from HKFYG
A fantastic selection of new books published by HKFYG are on sale at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Topics range from love affairs to running, from playgroup tutoring to travel. 30% discounts on cover prices ranging from HK$80-HK$120 apply to all new HKFYG books.
Venue Booth 1A-B12,
1/F HK Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dates 15-21 July 2015
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Enquiries Ada Chau 3755 7108

G.P.S. Youth Employment Programme with Hang Seng Bank 2015
The Hang Seng - G.P.S. Youth Employment Programme is the first of its kind. It integrates the concept of a gap year with counselling by social workers for low academic achievers and those over-stressed by studying. Participants rethink and plan their future while gaining work experience before decisions are made about continued studies or joining the work force. Piloted last year by HKFYG's Youth Employment Network.
Now open for applications from students aged 16 upwards.
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Enquiries Cheung Chi-wai 3113 7999
Thank YOU partners
Thank you partners
Project SIM from the HKFYG Youth Crime Prevention Centre funded by the Beat Drugs Fund
Project-SIM, a 2-year project funded by the Beat Drugs Fund, is now helping young drug abusers in New Territories South. Running till April 2017, this Stratified Intervention Model (SIM) for youth offers a customised drug treatment service.
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Enquiries Wilson Chan 3755 7064

HKFYG Jockey Club Social Innovation Centre creating social value and partnered by J.P.Morgan
This new Federation co-working space is for start-ups who create social value with technology. It has 5 socially-oriented objectives focusing on education, health, environmental protection, ageing and social inclusion. Partnered by the J.P.Morgan STEP, Startup Empowerment Programme, and The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Jockey Club Incubation Programme for Social Innovation.
Address Units B-E, 11/F, Genesis, 33-35 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
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Enquiries Ken Ngai or Miranda Wong 3956 8001

Schoolike Awards Scheme with Education Bureau, Hong Kong Subsidized Secondary Schools Council and Home School Cooperation Committee
HKFYG's Schoolike Award Scheme promotes positive values and the appreciation of others. Awards are for Schoolike Teachers whose talents have stimulated positive values among students and for creative Schoolike Programmes which enhance motivation, learning and sense of belonging.
Deadline for nominations 15 July 2015
Supporting organizations Education Bureau, Hong Kong Subsidized Secondary Schools Council, Home School Cooperation Committee
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Enquiries Cat Wong 2788 3433.
Publishing SOON
Youth SPOT magazine No. 30
Youth SPOT magazine features creative markets
The June Youth SPOT Magazine focuses on creative markets, a new outlet for talented Hong Kong teenagers. With handicrafts, live arts, live music and much more, these markets provide a platform for young people to display their work while fostering imaginative spirit and creativity. All this and other news in issue number 30.
Hard copy at all HKFYG centres and other outlets
Online at
Enquiries Tiffany Lam 3755 7041