40 Young Envoys pledge to promote child-friendliness in Hong Kong Starting with a heated debate about moral and civic education

HONG KONG, 29 May 2011 – The Appointment Ceremony of UNICEF Young Envoys Programme 2011 was held this afternoon at the Central Atrium, Olympic City 2. The 40 Young Envoys, after a several months of intensive training, pledged to advocate child rights and promote child-friendliness in Hong Kong with what they have learnt. After receiving […]


Important statement: The United Nations Children’s Fund has no relationship whatsoever with the World Children’s Fund

In connection with Ming Pao Daily’s report today, 16 May 2011, on page A2 entitled “世界兒童基金會捐款去向成疑”, (World Children’s Fund – Use of Donation in Doubt) The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF or “we”) hereby clarifies that UNICEF is the only UN organisation working specifically for children, and has absolutely no relationship whatsoever with the World […]


Raising Funds for UNICEF – The Canon Cup 2011 (Kitchee vs Villarreal)

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The charity challenge The Canon Cup 2011, bringing together Kitchee Football Team and Villarreal C.F. of the Spanish League (La Liga), will be held at Hong Kong Stadium on 27 May 2011 (Friday 8:00pm). The total ticket sales, after deducting all the necessary expenses for the match, will be donated to Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF. In addition, a […]


Sichuan earthquake 3 years on – rebirth, rebuild and renewed hope UNICEF accelerated social policy reforms

BEIJING/ HONG KONG, 12 May 2011 – 3 years ago, the massive 8.0-magnitude Wenchuan earthquake struck China’s south–western Sichuan Province, leaving the area and nearby provinces in destruction. Through UNICEF’s concerted and tireless efforts together with the local government, the affected and local communities, rebirth, reconstruction and renewed hope have come to replace death, destruction […]