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Member Self-recommendation Scheme for Youth Phase VI is Now Open for Application
The Member Self-recommendation Scheme for Youth (“MSSY”) is one of the key initiatives of youth development as set out in the Chief Executive’s 2022 Policy Address and the Youth Development Blueprint. To engage more young people in public affairs and enhance their interaction and trust with the Government, action is in hand to expand the MSSY, with a view to tripling the number of participating advisory committees from around 60 at present to no less than 180 within the current term of the Government to enhance their functions as talent "incubators". Person aged between 18 and 35, and with the commitment to serve the community, are now invited to apply for MSSY Phase VI and self-nominate to become members of specified government advisory committees. For details, please visit the website of Home and Youth Affairs Bureau. MSSY Phase VI is now open for application. The number of participating committees has increased to 20, covering a wider spectrum of policy areas. The 20 participating committees for MSSY Phase VI are as follows - 1. Tripartite Taskforce on Manpower Training (Aviation)2. Human Resources Planning Commission3. Trade and Industry Advisory Board4. Advisory Committee on Promotion of Arbitration5. Enterprise Support Scheme Assessment Panel6. Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education7. Intangible Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee8. Commission on Children9. Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene10. Steering Committee on Construction Innovation and Technology Fund11. Committee on Promotion of Breastfeeding12. Award Council of the Hong Kong Award for Young People13. Hong Kong Fleet Operation Advisory Committee14. Statistics Advisory Board15. Rehabilitation Advisory Committee16. Stamp Advisory Committee17. Cantonese Opera Development Fund Advisory Committee18. Sub-committee on Youth and Capacity Building under the Council for Carbon Neutrality and Sustainable Development19. Assessment Panel of the Innovation and Technology Fund for Application in Elderly and Rehabilitation Care20. Constitution and Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee Each of the above committees will offer respectively two seats for appointment. The Assessment Panels will consider whether the applicant meets the following three conditions: strong commitment to serve the community; good understanding of the policy area concerned; and good analytical and communication skills. Following the principle of meritocracy, the government aims to, through the MSSY, recruit young people who have the commitment to serve the community and the ability to contribute to the committees concerned for recommending to the relevant bureaux/departments for consideration of appointment. Application Deadline：29 June 2023 (Thu) at 11:59 p.m. How to Apply: Via online form or other means Know more about MSSY with the sharing of young appointees! For details, please visit the website of Home and Youth Affairs Bureau.