Club Lunch: Will Hong Kong Ever Have Genuine Democracy?
Speaker: Benny Tai
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Hong Kong University, and
Co-Founder, Occupy Central with Love and Peace Democracy Movement
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
12:45PM – LUNCH
1:15PM – ADDRESS
Benny Tai, Co-Founder of the Occupy Central democracy movement, will share his views on why Hong Kongers should reject the framework for electing the Chief Executive handed down by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress.
Professor Tai specializes in constitutional law, administrative law, law & governance, law & politics and law & religion. He has been an Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law between 2000 and 2008. In 1997, he was named a University Teaching Fellow by the University of Hong Kong. He has also served on many government/public bodies including the Consultative Committee for the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (1988-90), the Bilingual Laws Advisory Committee (1995-2003) and was a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit in 2007.