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Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSC) 
Add: 41-70 Main St., Suite B320, Flushing, NY 11355
Tel: (718)423-7210
Email: chou@capscny.org

Goal 17: Partnership for the Goals

CAPSC  works with stakeholders to hold the 3rd Annual Global Mazu Culture Forum

Summer ~ WInter 2018- Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSC), as friend and strategic partner of the Meizhou Mazu Ancestral Temple and the American Mazu Foundation, assisted in the organization of the Global Mazu Culture Forum which was held 18 November 2018, at the Meizhou Mazu Temple in Putian, Fujian, and China.  The event was organized to celebrate and advance the promotion, preservation, and safeguarding of the Mazu beliefs and customs.  The event featured forums, cultural performances, calligraphy/painting/photo exhibitions, and a traditional Meizhou women hairpin competition. CAPSC is proud to have been a part of this event because we firmly believe that the strengthening and facilitation of culture and the arts are integral in cultivating pluralism, appreciation, understanding, and respect of one another and achieve peace and harmony in our interconnected and globalized society. 

 

CAPSC joins the Global NGO Community in commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Sino-U.S. friendship and discuss ways to strengthen the implementation of the Global Goals.

November 2018- Chinese American Parent-Student Council (CAPSC) and other nonprofits jointly organized a celebratory event on 17 November 2018 at the Delegate Dining Room at the United Nations to commemorate the 40th-anniversary of the establishment of Sino-U.S. diplomatic relations and to promote bilateral friendship and achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Speakers discussed the need to strengthen exchanges and cooperation between private enterprises and NGOs for three key objectives: to promote friendship and harmony among governments; to work together for the  achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals; and to vigorously promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind. The ultimate objective is to tackle challenges that both our countries and its people face, including poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.

 

CAPSC Attended the  DPI/NGO One-On-One Conversation with Cristina Gallach

October 2016-  President Yen Chou attended the DPI NGO organized event One-on-One Conversation with Cristina Gallach on 26 October 2016 at the UN. During the Q&A  segment of the event, President Chou posed a question to  United Nations Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information Cristina Gallach on the topics of cyber security and the use of social media and technological platforms to advance the mission and work of the United Nation, an area that CAPSC feels strongly about. To view the question and response from the USG Gallach in its entirety, please refer to the video below. 

 

Skip to Time Stamp 52:00 to watch President Chou's question.

 

Skip to Time Stamp 57:55 to watch USG Gallach's response.

CAPSC Attended the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference 

August 2014- CAPSC Founder and President Yen Chou had the opportunity to participate in the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference to discuss the role that civil society organizations around the world play in the UN Post-2015 Developmental Agenda. With topics ranging from eradication of poverty and income inequality, sustainability , climate justice, human rights, President Chou believes that it is imperative , now more than ever, that a global multi-stakeholder partnership be developed to address these concerns that would nevertheless impede the growth of our society and of our future generation of aspiring leaders. President Chou has met various NGOs during her participation at the conference and hopes to collaborate with them extensively on both a local as well as international level to build forth a prosperous and equitable interconnected society.