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Open Call for Expression of Interest to Join UIA Work Programmes


18 October 2017

Open Call for Expression of Interest to
Join UIA Work Programmes

Under the International Union of Architects (UIA), there are various Work Programmes (WPs), in which a full range of specialists delve into specific aspects of the architect’s intervention in society and the built environment. As one of the Member Sections of UIA, HKIA is responsible for nominating suitable members to serve the UIA WPs and to facilitate information exchange in the respective aspects amongst the Member Sections where appropriate.

HKIA members are now invited to express their interest to join the UIA WP for the triennium term 2017-2020. Below you may find a list of UIA WPs for your information.

For more information about UIA, please visit .

Upon receiving your expression of interest, your nomination will be put forward to HKIA’s UIA Committee, Board of External Affairs and Council for review and endorsements before informing the respective UIA WP Directors. Being HKIA’s representative to UIA WP, you shall –
  1. attend overseas meetings, symposiums and/or conferences where appropriate on a voluntary and self-finance basis;
  2. become a member of the HKIA’s UIA Committee
  3. report to UIA Committee after attending overseas meetings and events or updates of the WP;
  4. submit a written report to HKIA and deliver a CPD seminar or submit an entry for HKIA Journal after attending overseas meetings or events  
  5. liaise with relevant external parties to better understand the development in the concerned aspects; and
  6. respond to questionnaires, surveys or official positions to UIA upon request.

A copy of the HKIA guidelines on “Nominating Members to External Government / Advisory and Statutory Bodies” can be downloaded from here for your reference.

Should you be interested to join any UIA WPs, please download and return a completed reply slip together with your CV to HKIA Secretariat ( ) by 25 October 2017, 12:00pm.

Please download the EOI reply slip (format: doc. | pdf.) .

Should you have enquiries, please contact Ms. Hannah LEE or Ms. Erica CHAN of HKIA Secretariat at 2511 6323.

HKIA Secretariat

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