UNICEF: The State of the World’s Children 2011 report Over 200M adolescents suffer from a mental health or behavioural problem Investing in adolescents can break cycles of poverty and inequity

NEW YORK/ HONG KONG 25 February 2011 – UNICEF releases today The State of the World’s Children 2011 report entitled ‘Adolescence: An Age of Opportunity’, which reveals that around 240 million adolescents suffering from a mental health or behavioural problem, such as depressing, eating disorders and substance abuse. According to the report, over 70 million […]

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“The First Daylight of Liangshan” – Field Visit to Liangshan of Sichuan TV programme goes on air on February 19

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In late September 2010, HKCU Ambassadors Karen Mok, Daniel Chan and special guest Astrid Chan visited children and their families in remote mountainous Meigu County in Liangshan Prefecture of Sichuan Province in China. They also visited some of the health clinics and maternal and child health care hospitals.Through this visit, UNICEF aims to carry out […]

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Correction Notice

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Please be informed that the assurance report for our Donation Box Fundraising Event held at Times Square, Causeway Bay and Harobur City, Tsim Sha Tsui published on Sing Tao Daily and The Standard on 17 December 2010, the end date of the event was “30 October 2010”, not “29 October 2010”. This has now been […]

Children still at risk as renewed flooding hits Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO/HONG KONG, 8 February 2011 – UNICEF is dispatching more supplies to support communities hit by renewed, severe flooding in Sri Lanka, aiming to ensure that affected families have access to safe water and an ability to maintain basic levels of hygiene. The latest batch of supplies includes 19,000 school kits (including notebooks, pens, pencils), […]