Hong Kong Climate Emergency Summit 2021

icon date s 28 and 29 Aug 2021

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Supported by the SDG Action Fund of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Climate Emergency Summit 2021 (HKCES) is the first-ever climate change meeting held by the Network of Environmental Student Societies (NESS), which is formed by a group of university students from different backgrounds. Targeting high-school and university students, HKCES aims to raise awareness among young people about climate change and to encourage in-depth discussions about the impacts of climate change in different aspects. The event provides a forum for environmentalists and various sectors’ experts to come together to share their perspectives and experiences related to climate action and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Admission is Free.  All are welcome.  Visit the NESS website for more information about the event agenda and speakers.


Date  28 and 29 August 2021 
Time (HKT)

Day 1: 9:30–16:30
Day 2: 9:30–15:40

Format Virtual Summit on Zoom
Language English

Instagram: @hkces2021.ness
Facebook, Linkedin: Network of Environmental Student Societies 
Email: hkces.ness@gmail.com


  • To raise awareness about climate change and its impact among young people from various academic backgrounds
  • To create a platform for like-minded young people to meet, connect and network
  • To facilitate a meaningful dialogue between Hong Kong’s international and local student communities


  • All high-school and university students between 15 and 24 years old from all disciplines (exceptions may apply)
  • A good command of the English language, including writing, speaking and listening


  1. Please fill in the application form by 23:59, 24 August (Tuesday)
  2. Accepted delegates will be contacted within three days for confirmation


  • A Certificate of Attendance will be provided electronically to those who have successfully participated (to be accessed by HKCES) in the Summit


Yasumoto International Academic Park 8/F
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
3943 9632
Opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, Sunday, Public Holidays and University Holidays
(24th and 31st December, and Lunar New Year Eve): Closed