HONG KONG, 31 August 2015 — The 10th UNICEF Charity Run is now open for public enrollment. With a theme to support UNICEF’s global agenda to achieve a world of ZERO AIDS, this year’s event will be held on 29 November (Sunday), two days before the World AIDS Day. UNICEF Hong Kong expects to welcome […]
When I arrived on Saturday to the town of Gevgelija near the border with Greece, I witnessed people and children with utter desperation and fear in their eyes. Thousands of children and families on the move from conflict zones in the Middle East, Asia and parts of Africa had pushed through a police cordon where […]
HONG KONG, 26 August 2015 – Cathay Pacific Airways and the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) today announced that a total of HK$11.3 million was donated by passengers to the Change for Good inflight fundraising programme in 2014. Since the launch of the programme in Hong Kong, Change for Good has been successful in […]
HONG KONG, 21 August 2015 — 63 secondary school students, who have received nine months of intensive training and shown their determination to promote children’s rights, were appointed as UNICEF Young Envoys today by the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK). Sixty-threeUNICEF Young Envoys from 58 secondary schools have received a 9-month intensive training […]
Hong Kong, 4 August 2015 – The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), the Food and Health Bureau and Department of Health unveiled initiatives to help mothers in Hong Kong sustain breastfeeding through a campaign entitled ‘Say Yes to Breastfeeding’ at the World Breastfeeding Week celebration today. The parties call for support for breastfeeding mothers in the community, with initial focus on the workplace.
© UNICEF/MEXA2015-00085/Quintos NEW YORK/GENEVA/HONG KONG, 1 August, 2015 – Every year, the global community sets aside a week to draw attention to the vital importance of breastfeeding, not only in the lives of the most disadvantaged children but also in the strength of societies. The theme of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, Breastfeeding and Work […]