Lifesaving supplies delivered to conflict-ridden southern Kyrgyzstan

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OSH, 22 June 2010 – UNICEF delivered forty tonnes of much needed emergency supplies to the tense and divided city of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan today. An operations centre has also been established at the airport in Osh to handle a massive airlift of supplies in the pipeline. UNICEF’s Representative in Kyrgyzstan, Jonathan Veitch, said […]

6.12 International Day Against Child Labour

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Hong Kong does not experience the problem of child labour. However, UNICEF estimates that 158 million children aged 5 -14, that is one in six children in the world, are engaged in child labour, 40 – 50% of them are trapped in forced and bonded labour. Around 22,000 children annually die from working in hazardous […]

‘Voices of Youth’, a UNICEF international initiative, will be launched in Hong Kong in Sept to speak for children 57 Young Envoys Head toward Nepal with Love for the People and the Community

HONG KONG (6 June 2010) – The Appointment Ceremony of UNICEF Young Envoys Programme 2010 ‘cum’ Kick-off Ceremony of the online radio programme, ‘Voices of Youth’, was held in Wei Hing Theatre, City University of Hong Kong, today. Mr Arthur HO Kin-wah, Deputy Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs and Mr. Gilbert Mo, Chairman of […]