Dr Law, Winnie Wai Yi 羅惠儀
Dr. Winnie Law specializes in community engagement, sustainable development and environmental management. Dr. Law is the Associate Director (Policy for Sustainability Lab) and Principal Lecturer of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Law teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses on sustainable development, urban planning and environmental management. She also leads a team of researchers conducting policy research, consultancy studies and knowledge exchange projects on community revitalization, sustainability assessment, social impact assessment and public engagement for policies and infrastructure projects as well as capacity building and training for environmental conservation.
Dr. Law is a Certified Member of Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong and a Professional Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited. She sits on a number of HKSAR Government’s advisory committees including Environmental Campaign Committee (Chairman, EE&CA Projects Vetting Sub-committee), Steering Committee for Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme and Agricultural Products Scholarship Fund Advisory Committee. She has been a director of the Conservancy Association since 2005 and is currently the Vice Chairman for the Conservancy Association Centre of Heritage. At the regional level, Dr. Law was commissioned by the EU, UNDP and UEPP as a planning and social monitoring expert for their environmental enhancement and education programmes in Vietnam.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2018-05-01||Policy for Sustainability Lab has been accepted by the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) as a member since May 2018 - launched during the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity, the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) was jointly initiated by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability in 2010 to promote the conservation and advancement of “Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes” (SEPLS) for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being. The IPSI currently comprises over 200 member organizations working together to support SEPLS: International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI)||Others|
|2017-07-01||The Sustainable Lai Chi Wo Programme was selected by the United Nations Development Porgramme’s Equator Initiative as the only case from Hong Kong included in their online database which showcases outstanding nature-based solutions to sustainable development undertaken by rural communities around the globe: United Nations Development Porgramme||Others|
|2017-06-01||Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2017, Faculty of Science, HKU: Global Forest Observatory: Pubic Involvement and Training in Scientific Research in Hong Kong: Dr. Billy C.H. Hau, School of Biological Sciences, HKU||Others|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|05/2017 - current||Certified Member||Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong|
|07/2017 - current||Professional Member||Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited|
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