Belt & Road Initiative - A Journey to Explore the Future

July - December
Belt and Road Initiative Countries
University Students

Belt & Road Initiative - A Journey to Explore the Future, under the HSBC Future Skills Development Project, aims to engage working youth this year. Through designing and executing their exchange plans, local working youth are offered with precious opportunities to explore countries along Belt and Road Initiative.


  • 18 to 35-year-old working youth to form a team of
    2 to 4 people 

    (Age count on departure date, Welcome Full-time / Part-time worker)
  • Hong Kong Permanent Resident
  • At least half of the team are Hong Kong Permanent Residents
    (E.g. a max of 2 members can be non-HK resident in a team of 4)


Establish intercultural communications with locals from BRI Countries 

Enhance the understanding of local culture, history, customs and practices

Equip with essential skills for future employment

Application Procedure*

Phase 1

Applicants will be notified by email whether they are eligible to enter the Phase 2 after online application.

Phase 2

Applicants that have received notification should submit a proposal by 27 July 2019.

The proposal's content should include :

                   1.Mission topics, objectives, effectiveness

                   2. Brief description on :

                        - How to establish cross-cultural communication

                        - How to enhance future skills for employment

                        - Expectation on local historical cultural and social affiliation

                  3. Itinerary details

                  4. Members' information

                  5. Budget

   *Application starts at 1 June 2019



13 July 2019 (Sat)

Induction Workshop (Application Deadline on 8 July 2019)

27 July 2019 (Sat)

Application and Proposal Submission Deadline

31 July to 3 Aug 2019
(Wed to Sat)


12 Aug 2019 (Mon)

Release of the application result

Late August to December 2019

Exchange Period

​​​​​​​(Postponed until further notice)

Sharing Session

Sponsorship Details

Induction Session

Programme Induction and sharing on 13 July 2019


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