As co-organized by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service and Social Welfare Department every year since 2011, the Welfare Agenda and Priorities Setting (WAPS) Exercise aims at collecting views from the sector to identify and prioritize the welfare agenda for service enhancement and improvement in the forthcoming year to meet the social needs.  In views of the latest situation of coronavirus, WAPS 2021 will be conducted by video conferencing. 

The details are as follows:

   Date: 14 May 2021 (Friday)

   Time:  9:30 am – 1:00pm

   Format: Video Conferencing

   Quota:  500 Persons

Program Rundown (Draft)

9:15 am Online Registration
9:30 am Video Conferencing (1)

  • Introduction and Welcoming Remarks
  • Keynote Speech by Secretary for Labor and Welfare
  • Q&A Session
10:30 am Video Conferencing (2 to 6)

  • Breakout Sessions: Representatives of Labor and Welfare Bureau, Social Welfare Department and NGOs

Video Conferencing (2) Children and Youth Service

Video Conferencing (3) Family and Community Service

Video Conferencing (4) Elderly Service

Video Conferencing (5) Rehabilitation Service

Video Conferencing (6) Social Security

12:30 pm Video Conferencing (7)

  • Q&A Session and Concluding Remarks: Director of Social Welfare, Social Welfare Department
    and Chief Executive of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
1:00 pm End of Event

If you are interested to join the event, please register online ( on or before 5 May 2021.  The confirmation will be notified to participants by email on or before 11 May 2021 and selection will be made by the organizer for over enrollment. For enquiry, please contact Miss Carmen Tai at 2864-2944 or via email ([email protected]).

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