Symposium for a Green and Resilient Northern Metropolis in Hong Kong

Fons Klein TuenteCircularity, Sino-Dutch collaboration, Sustainability Leave a Comment

The team at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Hong Kong and Macau successfully organised the symposium for a Green and Resilient Northern Metropolis last week on the beautiful ship Clipper Stad Amsterdam.

The event offered many useful perspectives from Hong Kong and Dutch participants for a green way forward for this impressive Hong Kong project: from preserving and managing natural resources, building sustainable communities to the revitalisation of waterways to achieve flood resilience against climate change.

After the event, attendees enjoyed a delightful networking session on the upper deck of the Clipper, taking in the splendid view of Victoria Harbour.

Our colleague Fons Klein Tuente who is based in the region at the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Guangzhou was present at the event and was impressed by the high-caliber speakers and panelists from government, business, and academia. Their contributions facilitated meaningful dialogue and discussions on policy, business, and research levels.

Sustainable topics discussed at last week’s symposium, such as preserving natural resources, building sustainable communities, and revitalizing waterways for flood resilience against climate change, are also important to the Netherlands Innovation Network China. Extensive research is being conducted in both China and the Netherlands on these issues. Our network actively promotes collaboration between the two countries, as demonstrated by our recent events, including and

A recap video was made of the event to give a better impression of the event and its contents.

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