Calling for greater child participation in the formulation of education policies; strengthen integrated education practices to support students with special educational needs and improve the learning environment of grassroots children HONG KONG, 22 November 2014 –Today, 69 Child Councilors debated on three motions, including: i) ‘The government should allow greater child participation in the formulation […]
UNICEF asks public to raise their voices and imagine a better world for children © Getty Images for UNICEF HONG KONG, 20 November 2014 – During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly on 20 November 2014 morning (New York Time), UNICEF unveiled the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th […]
HONG KONG, 20 November 2014 – Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) today hosts the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ([email protected]) ‘cum’ Believe In Zero, Make A Video (MAV) Launching Ceremony at Grand Century Place in Mong Kok. At the event, UNICEF Young Envoys announced the survey results on Hong Kong children’s right to play, and one minute videos produced by Hong Kong youths were premiered. The survey and the videos both reveal that youths in Hong Kong are facing various adversities such as heavy study pressure, domestic violence, estranged relationships with family members, bullying and deprivation of free play. UNICEF HK urges adults, parents in particular, to listen more to their children.
On the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, The State of the World’s Children report lays out an agenda for change NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 20 November 2014 – Urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, UNICEF said in a […]
“Dare to Dream” Snoopy Art & Life Exhibition Fundraising Event (Public Subscription Permit No. 2014/188/1) was held from 19 July to 12 August 2014 and the total amount of funds raised is HK$104,133. All the donations will be supported Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF’s programmes across over 190 countries and territories to help children survive and […]
DAKAR/ NEW YORK/ GENEVA/ HONG KONG, 10 November 2014 – “UNICEF condemns the cruel attack today on the Government Science Technical School Potiskum in Yobe State, Nigeria, which killed dozens of children and injured many more. “These repeated and relentless attacks on children and schools are attacks on the future of Nigeria, a country that […]