Almost 3 million newborns could be saved each year

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NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 20 May 2014 – A ground-breaking series of papers released by The Lancet at UNICEF Headquarters today shows that the majority of the almost 3 million children who die before they turn one month old could be saved if they received quality care around the time of birth – with a […]

Going the last mile for children in China

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UNICEF urges continued priority for vulnerable children as UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake ends visit to China BEIJING/ HONG KONG, 16 May 2014 – At the conclusion of a five day visit to China, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake commended the Government of China for its commitment to address socio-economic disparities facing the country. He […]

Children swept up in violence in Ukraine

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NEW YORK/ GENEVA/ KYIV/ HONG KONG, 15 May 2014- UNICEF is deeply concerned about the unrest in Ukraine and its damaging impact on the lives of children. We know that children have been involved in violent demonstrations and we are examining reports of children being killed and injured in Odessa. UNICEF condemns these grave violations […]

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On Mother’s Day, nearly a thousand children with different abilities and their families have fun in ‘Family Inclusive Play Day’ Water beds, sand table, mirror play pop up in Tuen Mun Park to showcase ‘play for all’

HONG KONG, 11 May 2014 — Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) partnered with Playright Children’s Play Association (Playright) to organise the first-ever ‘UNICEF Family Inclusive Play Day’ (Play Day) and to echo with ‘May for Children’ of the ‘Bless Hong Kong Campaign’ and celebrate Mother’s Day. The Play Day is considered as a […]

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UNICEF Family Inclusive Play Day (rescheduled to 11 May)

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Join the Play Day to experience inclusive play We believe every child, whether healthy, or with physical, intellectual or linguistics infirmities, is all entitled to ‘Right to Play’ as stated in the Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Since 2012, UNICEF HK has partnered with Playright Children’s Play […]

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UNICEF Family Inclusive Play Day (rescheduled to 11 May)

Join the Play Day to experience inclusive play We believe every child, whether healthy, or with physical, intellectual or linguistics infirmities, is all entitled to ‘Right to Play’ as stated in the Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Since 2012, UNICEF HK has partnered with Playright Children’s Play […]