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Co-organised by Second Harvest Asia and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, this public forum will discuss how the how food banking addresses hunger, the challenges of providing humanitarian assistance, and how corruption can be dealt with when distributing aid. Lastly, two local food banks and a company will present how food banking has developed and been applied in Hong Kong to address hunger issues.

Date: October 16, 2012
Day: Tuesday
Time: 13:30 to 17:00
Venue: Room 102, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
Address: Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Opening address:

Christine Fang, Chief Executive 
The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Presentations:Session I

“Challenges of Providing Humanitarian Relief”
Mich Mizushima, Chief Logistics Officer, The Fritz Institute (

“Donor to Intended Recipient: The Philippine experience of preventing corruption”
Vincent Lazatin, Executive Director, Transparency and Accountability Network ( 
Session II

“The Role and Development of Food Banks in the US”
Norm Gold is the former COO of St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance of Arizona ( the first world’s first food bank and current COO of Feed More (

“Challenges of Food Banking in Asia”
Charles E. McJilton, founder of Second Harvest Japan, Second Harvest Asia, and Salu-Salo: Food Bank Philippines ( )

Session III

“Development and Application of Food Banking in Hong Kong”  

To register for your place, please email and offer us the following information:
·         Full Name
·         Job Title
·         Organisation
·         Email Address
·         Day Time Telephone Number
·         How you heard about this event
·         Any specific questions you would like to see addressed at this event

Please reigister early to secure your place as the Regional Food Banking Meeting is a FREE public forum. Due to limited space, only the first 200 who registered will be accepted. An email notification will be sent to you within 48 hours of your registration.

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Second Harvest Asia
The Hong Kong Council of Social Service