HONG KONG, 28 September 2011 — Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (HKCU) is pleased to announce new office bearers of the Council for the period of 2011 – 2012. Judy Chen continues to serve as Chairman of HKCU; Leonie Ki and Johnny Ng were appointed Vice Chairmen of the Council; Joseph Yu was appointed Treasurer; […]
As Halloween is approaching, we are going to organize ‘Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF 2011’. Events include ‘Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF’ school fundraising activity and ‘Halloween Trick-T-Treat Party for UNICEF’. Please click here for details.
‘Unite for Children – HKCU 25th Anniversary Charity Concert’ will first run on NOW TV Star Search Channel (Channel 102) on 22 Sept at 22:00. Please call our donation hotline 2833 6139 during the programme to support our work in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive. For more details, please […]
Among the most immediate needs are clean water, sanitation, health and nutrition. Children made vulnerable by displacement are at particular risk from diseases such as diarrhoea and measles, and many children are being affected by floods for a second time. “UNICEF is already reaching children with clean water and vaccinations, but we need to scale […]
‘I♥PaMa．PaMa♥U’ photo-shooting event According to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), every child should be protected physically and psychologically, and to be respected. Each year, UNICEF Young Envoys will receive 10 month training and participate in oversea field visits to be equipped as child rights advocates. This year, UNICEF Young Envoys 2011 […]
“The news that the rate of child mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa is declining twice as fast as it was a decade ago shows that we can make progress even in the poorest places, but we cannot for a moment forget the chilling fact of around 21,000 children dying every day from preventable causes,” said Anthony […]
According to the report, gender inequalities in access to education, health and protection are significantly greater as children approach adolescence. While gender parity in primary education is now common throughout the world, it is less likely at the secondary level although this also depends on regions. For example, fewer girls go to secondary school in […]
NAIROBI, Kenya/ HONG KONG, 13 September 2011 – UNICEF and its partners are striving to reach children and their families affected by famine and drought in southern Somalia with the start of a food voucher and cash transfer programme. “The magnitude of the crisis, with 336,000 children acutely malnourished, requires all of us to be […]
NAIROBI/ HONG KONG, 9 September 2011 － As a new academic term began this week in countries affected by the on-going drought in the Horn of Africa, UNICEF is accelerating efforts to help children fully benefit from education. “In addition to providing children with a basic education, schools and children’s centres also play an important […]
UNICEF‘Living Gift’ Raffle Ticket Charity Sales was held in July to August this year and the Raffle Draw Ceremony was conducted on 3 September. Please click here for details.