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“Invest in Youth by building Partnerships.” Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups’ e-newsletter. Aimed at all those who are interested in young people, their problems and concerns, hopes and aspirations, Invest in Youth, share stories, information and news. We welcome you your suggestions and comments, but also to take the time and see how you might be able to join us building up partnerships. Please show your support by joining our mailing list to receive Invest in Youth every week.

Recognizing the enormous benefits that cross-sector synergies can bring, the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups actively explores partnership opportunities with government, businesses as well as the third sector. Below are some new initiatives of our joint projects.

Creating Entrepreneurs for Tomorrow


Watch out! We could have the next Bill Gates or Li Ka-Shing in the making! The LiveWIRE Hong Kong Project is a collaborative effort of Shell Hong Kong Limited and the Federation, and aims to…more

A Dose of Hospitality

Now in its third year of operation, the Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme is jointly organized by the Tourism Commission and the Federation to encourage and train young people to promote the tourist attractions of Hong Kong…more

New Airport Ambassadors

28 young people were inaugurated as Hong Kong Airport Ambassadors, a scheme jointly organized by the Federation, Labour Department and Airport Authority, on September 17…more

Encouraging Corporate Volunteerism

The Federation's Youth Volunteer Network (VNET) has actively been recruiting companies and corporations to become “Friends of VNET”. Since May last year, i-CABLE Communications Limited has been working closely with VNET…more

Youth's Career Expectation

What do young people find most attractive: Stable working hours? A high salary? Good promotion opportunities? Learn the answers in the Federation's No.117 Youth Pollmore

Challenges for Students in the New Academic Year

Although most students are excited to begin a new academic year, many face great adjustment problems. Over the past two months, the Federation's Youthline 2777 8899 received 367 counseling calls concerning...more

Survey revealed Weak National Identity among Youths

Six years after China resumed her sovereignty over Hong Kong, 30% of Hong Kong secondary students still find it difficult to identify themselves as Chinese…more

Youth Unemployment: A Global Phenomenon

Youth unemployment is a problem that affects everyone. It was also the theme of this year's International Youth Day…more

Positive Peer Pressure helps Teens remain Drug-free

The philosophy of Youth to Youth is based on the influence of positive peer support and on helping other teens choose and maintain a drug-free lifestyle…more

Proportion of Youths in the Total Population

According to the “2001 Population Census”, the proportion of youth (15-24) in the total population of Hong Kong was 13.7%. How does this figure compare to that of other countries? … more

Worldwide Discussion on Globalization

  Young people all over the world are talking about the issues of globalization and how it impacts on their daily lives and career possibilities…more

Youth Development Goals

A group of young people came together to put forth the Youth Development Goals, 10 issues they felt to be significant to their futures…more