What is Rotary Action Group for Peace (RAGFP)?
RAGFP is an independent and international group recognized by Rotary International as an official entity that empowers and supports peace work of Rotarians, Rotary Clubs and Districts worldwide.
It was formed in 2012 by Rotarians who share the same mission of promoting and advocating positive peace around the world. It is to provide assistance and support to Districts and Clubs in implementing large-scale community development and humanitarian service projects.
What do we do?
To promote the concept of positive peace to Rotary network and to encourage continued engagement in peace building activities.
To set up peace training platforms to raise community awareness in and understanding of the concept of positive peace;
In collaboration with District 3450 and other peace organizations, to encourage Rotary Clubs to plan and organize peace building activities, and integrate peace into Clubs’ service projects;
To raise funds to help finance peacebuilding activities, including the provision of assistance and support for Clubs’ application for global and district grants;
To link with RAGFP and other Chapters for international fellowship, and to keep abreast with development of peacebuilding efforts, initiatives and projects of other Chapters; with a view to identifying information exchange and co-operation opportunities.
How to become a member?
RAGFP Membership opens to
Take your first step towards pursuing your passion for peace.
When you join the Rotary Action Group for Peace, we will empower you with the knowledge, ideas, networks and support you need to help advance peace both in your community and around the globe.
USD 50 1-Year Rotarian Membership
USD 15 1-Year Peace Fellow Membership
USD 5 1-Year Rotaract Membership
Membership + Donation (USD 50 +)
RAGFP Hong Kong & Macao Chapter Membership
RAGFP Membership is required for RAGFP Hong Kong & Macao Chapter Membership. All Rotarians, Rotaractors, and Rotary Alumni of District 3450 are encouraged to join as individual members.
A. Founding Membership
They make a defined financial contribution to the Chapter on or before the end of Rotary year
2020/21. All Founding members are voting members;
B. Voting Membership
Voting members may stand for election to the Board of Directors;
C. General Membership
General members can take part in all activities of the Chapter but do not enjoy the power to vote
Administration costs are to be kept to the minimum. Projects are to be planned on self-financing basis through project income or project specific sponsorship including the following sources of funding:
Sponsorship, Charitable Trusts and Foundations, and Government funding;
Other outside funding including but not limited to contributions from working partners and/or supporting organizations.
The RAGFP Hong Kong and Macao Chapter is an incorporated on-profit company limited by guarantee and is in process of applying for charitable organization status under the Inland Revenue Ordinance Section 88.
A. The Board shall comprise not
more than eleven (11) directors including the following officers:
(b) Two Vice-chairmen;
(c) Honorary Treasurer;
(d) Honorary Secretary;
B. All Directors must be Voting
Members of the Chapter.
Board of Directors of
RAGFP Hong Kong & Macao Chapter 2022-2023
PDG Eric Chak
PP Joy Choi
PP Kenneth Poon
PP Dominic Ko
CP Heman Lam
PP Ruby Chang
PDG Ada Cheng
PDG Wilson Cheng
PP Elizabete Fong
PDG Eugene Fong
PP Mitzi Leung
Founding Chair & Director
The Way Forward
Education and Empowerment
(a) Through the Rotary Positive
Rotarians, Rotaractors, and Rotary Alumni regarding peacebuilding principles and strategies;
Peace Academy and other training platforms, to educate and empower
(b) To encourage Clubs to organize
peace service projects or integrate peace into service projects in
other areas of focus.
To initiative peacebuilding projects, either on its own or in collaboration with other organizations to promote and advocate for positive peace.
Peace School Scheme
The Scheme is to support peace education in schools and address community and youth needs in meeting social challenges, and provide international exposure opportunities through Rotary. This aligns with Rotary’s areas of focus in Promoting Peace and Supporting Education.
Founding members of
RAGFP Hong Kong & Macao Chapter
(as of Jan 2023; in alphabetical order)