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Sketch of Public Policy Communion, January 2021
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  The January Archilife Public Policy Communion of 2021 was held on January 17, 2021. After a series of relaxing and fun activities, Secretary General Huang Chin-ying made the following announcement, "Drastic changes in temperatures have been evident in recent years. A look around the world shows that climate change poses a serious threat. Archilife has long provided advice to government sectors in how to respond to relevant policies. This time, Chairman Lin Chun-Hsing specially made major announcement: "Protect oneself and blending into life". Ten years ago, Archilife reminded everyone that there will be four seasons in one day. Today, climate change has indeed caused environmental impacts, which is a challenge for all. Therefore, everyone, please adhere by the declaration as the principle. Hopefully, we will get through these tough times together. In the coming year, everyone, please find your new positioning and contribute your part." Later on, the new knowledge keeper introduced himself to the members.

  Next on the schedule was the keynote speech. First, Ms. Li Chun-ju gave a presentation on "Rural Education‧Local Sustainability". First, the speaker first said that "elementary and junior high schools combined with community sustainable development guidance project", in addition to responding to the SDGs, a local concept of creation is also included. Through different interfaces there will be substantive interactions among schools and communities. By taking more active actions, students will have a promising future. In the process, students’ hope and passion ignited by sustainability will be felt, leading to the creation of students’ quality life and community value. The important benefits of the project include responding to major national policies, an increase in the number of students, and deepened education quality. Lastly, the presenter went on saying that as teachers hand learning initiative to students, they will have the courage to demonstrate autonomous learning and subsequently achieve growth. It is anticipated that students accompanied over the years will become Taiwan’s future hope.

  Next, Mr. Tsai Kun-hsien, spoke on "Public Health Specialist Act: from Treatment to Prevention". First, the speaker first said that, with the continuous emergence of emerging infectious diseases, strengthening public health promoting is a pressing issue to be addressed. With the environment and conducts as the starting point, the purpose of public health is to prevent diseases and actively promote health. After two decades of promotion in Taiwan, the Public Health Specialist Act, Asia’s first public health law, has finally passed the third reading in May 2020. The presenter also applied data to explain the launch of public health intervention amid the COVID-19 rage also achieved a significant epidemic slowdown. The public health specialist license is currently in line with the world. In the future, matters within the capabilities of public health specialists will continue to be promoted, more regulatory amendments will be sought, and manpower will be promoted, thereby shaping the professional image. Most importantly, the wellbeing of every citizen will be safeguarded.

  Next, Mr. Tsai Meng-chieh, spoke on "Water Resource Internet of Things". First, the speaker first mentioned that due to the severe siltation of reservoirs, high pipeline leakage rates, and low water fees, water retention was beyond Taiwan’s capabilities. The presenter went on about the Water resource Internet of Things project promote by the Water Resources Agency, MOEA, with "supply with demand and smart management" as its approach. Businesses in the private sector were also extensively included to jointly participate in the implementation. Additionally, the government also opened up water resource platforms for water policy analyses. The presenter went further about corporate social responsibility valued by its service agency, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). It participated in the "smart irrigation plan" jointly launched by the Water Resources Agency, MOEA and the Chianan Management Office, Irrigation Agency (Former Chianan Irrigation Channel Cooperative Office), leading to a 10% increase in water saving performance. Water consumption within enterprises has been systematically reduced, while reclaimed water plants have been constructed. It is hoped that the IoT will become more comprehensive over time, leading to a better life in the future.

  After the speech, Secretary General Huang Chin-ying presented a gift to the speakers on behalf of the foundation. Then, attendees expressed and exchanged their opinions and views during the piggy hour. The January Archilife Public Policy Communion ended smoothly.