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UNECE – CityU Masterclass for Chinese Executives

A group of 47 EMBA learning partners and alumni attended the executive training held at the United Nations Office in Geneva, from 19th to 22nd June. The overseas learning is one of the major elements in the EMBA curriculum, providing students with theoretical and practical business knowledge in a global perspective.

Collaborated with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), this executive training programme covered key topics related to Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) such as the PPP best practices, models, standards, and case studies, etc. Mr Geoffrey Hamilton, Officer-in-charge of UNECE Economic Cooperation and Trade Division, introduced the guiding principles on PPPs for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and also welcomed the participants on behalf of UNECE.

Dr Lei Chen, Associate Dean of the School of Law, CityU, discussed the establishment of legal framework and other legal issues related to PPP projects in China.

Mr Banting Sze Wai-pan, Chairman and CEO of Freetech Raod Recycling Technoloday (Holdings) Ltd., also alumnus of the College, was the guest speaker in the programme. Mr Sze shared with the participants the tendering processes for PPP projects in China.

Besides the keynote sessions and panel discussions, the group also visited the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and World Trade Organization, to conclude their visit.

For more information about the College EMBA programmes, please visit EMBA website.