Professional cyclist Miss Sarah Lee Wai-sze was appointed as UNICEF HK Ambassador championing children’s right to play with 400 youths to advocate for all-round development of Hong Kong children

HONG KONG, 27 March 2013 —Renowned cycling champion Miss Sarah Lee Wai-sze was appointed as Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) Ambassador today in the presence of 400 young people. She is the second athlete named as UNICEF HK Ambassador following the same appointment of Mr Wong Kam-po in 2011. Play is essential in […]

UNICEF and UNESCO condemn bomb attack near school in Kirkuk 106 school children and four teachers injured in attack

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BAGHDAD/ HONG KONG, 13 March 2013 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) condemn the attack that took place on March 11 near Wlad secondary school in the town of Dibis in Kirkuk governorate, 290 kilometers north of Baghdad, Iraq. “We condemn Monday’s attack in the […]

UNAIDS and UNICEF welcome news of a baby born with HIV who now as a toddler appears “functionally cured” through treatment And looks forward to further studies to see if findings can be replicated

GENEVA/ HONG KONG, 4 March 2013 — The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and UNICEF welcome a new case study, which found a baby treated with antiretroviral drugs in the first 30 hours of life and who continued on HIV treatment for 18 months appeared to be functionally cured.   The findings were […]