Access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.
Lingnan upholds and promotes peace and justice for Hong Kong and beyond, as this is the foundation of every society. Our research on this SDG goes beyond academic excellence, and offers valuable, practical advice and insights to organisations, governing bodies and the Hong Kong Government.
Research by Prof Roman David provided crucial assistance to Ukraine’s national legislators, Supreme Court judges, Ministry of Justice, Bar Association, journalists, and civil society groups in crafting legal options to restore trust in the state of Ukraine from 2014 to 2016.
The research shows that the effectiveness of tax systems to protect revenues is influenced by both formal and informal institutions, and that successful tax reform should not be limited to strengthening the tax administration within the revenue system alone.
Research by Prof Li Pang-kwong has contributed significantly to the understanding of the challenges facing post-1997 Hong Kong. Prof Li’s findings have assisted various government officials in Hong Kong and Beijing in formulating new policies for better governance.
This research influenced competition policy development in terms of policy debate and design, and had direct impact on competition law enforcement in China by drafting various important regulations for the enforcement of China’s 2018 Anti-Monopoly Law.