‘Girls Get Equal’ Youth Conference 2020: Application Guidelines

  1. Event dates:
    • Interview (only longlisted applicants will be invited): 19 Sept 2020 (Sat)
    • Training Workshops (Full-day activities): 10 Oct 2020 (Sat), 31 Oct 2020 (Sat), and 14 Nov 2020 (Sat)
    • Youth Conference (Full-day activity): 5 Dec 2020 (Sat)
  2. Attendance Requirements:
  • Each training workshop will be divided into the morning and the afternoon session.
  • The two training workshops will therefore consist of a total of four sessions.
  • *Participants must at least attend three workshop sessions, and the full-day Youth Conference, in order to receive the certificate of participation.
  1. Participants will be selected by Plan International Hong Kong based on the information provided by applicants. The organiser also reserves the right to cancel the programme if the number of enrolment is insufficient.
  2. The organiser reserves the right to make any necessary alternations regarding event speaker, venue, rules and regulations, schedule and the content of programmes without prior notice to the participants. The organiser will notify the participants on any changes at the earliest possible date. In case of any dispute, the organiser’s decision shall be final.
  3. All submitted applications are non-transferable.
  4. All measurements in the t-shirt size guide are approximate and are for reference only. Size availability is subject to stock condition. The organiser cannot guarantee the availability of the specific size participants have chosen.
  5. Participants must follow the instructions as given from all event working personnel throughout the duration of the events.
  6. Participants should be responsible for their own safety during the events and bear the rise of damage which might be caused by accident or else. The organiser is not liable for any harm caused to the participants during the activities.
  7. Participants should take care of their personal belongings during the events. The organiser is not liable for any claims concerning missed or damaged personal possessions.
  8. The organiser reserves the right to disqualify any participants who violate the regulations or have any misbehaviour, and to discontinue their participation in the event immediately.
  9. Bad weather arrangements:
      1. If the Education Bureau announces that all day school classes will be suspended due to bad weather, the scheduled workshop or the conference will be cancelled
      2. Rainstorm Warning and Tropical Cyclone Warning:

        Weather conditions

         

        Corresponding arrangements

        Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal

        Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 1/ No.3

         

        Activities will proceed as scheduled.

        Red/ Black Rainstorm Warning Signal

        Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above

        Lowered before 6:45 a.m.

        Activities will proceed as scheduled.

        Lowered after 6:45 a.m.

        Activities will be cancelled.

        Issued during the activity

        Activities will be immediately suspended, students should return home under safe conditions.

  10. The organiser might take photos, videos or sound footage during the events. The organiser shall own the sole rights on any photo, video, footage or any materials produced during the events. Participants give permission for the organiser to allow and supervise these activities in accordance with their principles and to authorize any reasonable use of any photographs and/or footage in any media anywhere in the world. The organiser would not pay for these.
  11. Any photos, videos, footage or information obtain during the events can only be used for personal use only. These photos, videos, footage or information cannot be used for commercial use, or share with the third party for sharing or publications without the explicit consent of Plan International Hong Kong.
  12. Once an application form is submitted, it implies full understanding and agreement of the participant to all terms and conditions.
  13. Terms and conditions of the programme and other arrangements are subject to change at the organiser’s discretion, without prior notice to the participants. Plan International Hong Kong reserves the right to cancel the events without assigning a reason. Participants shall keep a close eye on Plan International Hong Kong’s website, and keep themselves updated about any information or changes related to the programme.
  14. If any of the above terms is unclear or ambiguous, Plan International Hong Kong reserves the right to interpret and amend the regulations and details of the programme.

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