Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF will host “Say Yes to Breastfeeding – Acknowledgement Ceremony” for promoting a better environment for breastfeeding in the local community

  Hong Kong, December 17, 2021– The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) hosted “Say Yes to Breastfeeding – Acknowledgement Ceremony” today to acknowledge corporations and organizations for supporting breastfeeding in Hong Kong. Officiating Guests including Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee, Secretary for Food and Health, Mr. Ricky Chu Man-Kin, Chairperson of Equal Opportunities Commission […]

Official Launch of UNICEF HK 2021 “Discover, for every child” Virtual Run eConnect with Runners to Advocate “Reimagine Education” for Every Child

Hong Kong, 15 December 2021 – Organized by Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), “Discover, for every child” virtual run, will be held from December 21, 2021 to January 27, 2022. Registration will commence from December 16 to join running with friends for every child to enjoy their rights of education. In the past two years, […]

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Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF Honors 35 Unsung Heroes Celebrating 35 Years of Partnership and Contribution

Hong Kong, November 29, 2021 – The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) launched its commemorative book — Coloring Every Child’s World with 35 Rainbows, to honor UNICEF Hong Kong’s 35 unsung heroes in celebration of its 35th anniversary. Mr. Henry Tang, Honorary Advisor of UNICEF HK officiated the launch of the ceremony alongside […]

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UNICEF HK Chairman Ms. Judy Chen Encourages Young People to Become Life-long Learners and Raises Concerns on the Well-being of Adolescent Girls Affected by Gender Inequality Under COVID-19

Hong Kong, 26 Oct 2021 –  Speaking at the 2nd Women Power Forum in Hong Kong, Ms. Judy Chen, Chairman of the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), pointed out the world has evolved at an unprecedented pace and has stepped into a new social norm, especially in the past two years. To overcome […]

UNICEF HK 2021 A New Experiential Virtual Fund-raising Event, “Discover, for every child” Appreciation Ceremony Breaking With Conventions to Advocate #PlayToHelp

Hong Kong, 8 October 2021 – Organized by Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), a new experiential virtual fund-raising event “Discover, for every child” was held from 30 August to 22 September. ‘Play to help’ is the goal of the activity. Despite the disruption from COVID-19 pandemic,  participants were still able to join 9 innovative programs […]

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‘Change for Good’ continues to support children’s education: Cathay Pacific and UNICEF HK raised HK$1.56 million in 2020 despite huge disruption to global air travel

©UNI328306 Hong Kong, 4 October 2021 – Cathay Pacific Airways and the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) announced today that the ‘Change for Good’ (CFG) inflight fundraising programme raised a total of HK$1.56 million over the 2020 programme period. Last year was especially difficult for the whole world. COVID-19, and the resultant travel […]

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Immediate actions needed to help millions of children affected by Haiti earthquake and Afghanistan crisis

HONG KONG/PORT-AU-PRINCE/PANAMA CITY/GENEVA, 18 August 2021 – In the last few days we have witnessed two major crises unfolding in our world: a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday morning and the rapid escalation of the conflict in Afghanistan. Haiti earthquake The devastating earthquake hit Haiti on August 14th, with major impact in the southwestern region.  […]

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Immediate actions needed to help millions of children affected by Haiti earthquake and Afghanistan crisis

HONG KONG/PORT-AU-PRINCE/PANAMA CITY/GENEVA, 19 August 2021 – In the last few days we have witnessed two major crises unfolding in our world: a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday morning and the rapid escalation of the conflict in Afghanistan. Haiti earthquake The devastating earthquake hit Haiti on August 14th, with major impact in the southwestern region.  […]

 
  • 聯合國兒童基金香港委員會舉行 「Say Yes to Breastfeeding嘉許禮」推動社區完善母乳餵哺環境香港,2021年12月17日——聯合國兒童基金香港委員會(UNICEF HK)今日舉行「Say Yes to Breastfeeding嘉許禮2021」,表彰參與「Say Yes to Breastfeeding」活動,一直支持母乳餵哺的企業和機構。 活動邀請得食物及衞生局局長陳肇始教授、平等機會委員會主席朱敏健先生、衞生署首席醫生(家庭健康服務)盧艷莊醫生、聯合國兒童基金香港委員會三位代表——主席陳晴女士、委員高永文醫生、以及藍章翔醫生擔任主禮嘉賓。 食物及衞生局局長陳肇始教授在致辭中肯定UNICEF [...]
  • UNICEF HK 2021「還童心導遊」虛擬跑正式上線 遙距連繫跑友 隨時為兒童教育起跑 推動「重塑教育」香港,2021年12月15日──聯合國兒童基金香港委員會(UNICEF HK)將於2021年12月21日至2022年1月27日舉行全新虛擬跑。活動從12月16日起開始接受報名,延續「還童心導遊」的主題,讓參加者與親友輕鬆跑步的同時,一起推動慈善。 在過去兩年多以來,疫情導致各地學校停課,令本來的教育危機演變成了一場災難,對學生學習、健康和福祉造成毀滅性的損失。截至2021年7月,全球仍有6億兒童失學,預計有額外238萬名兒童將永久輟學。聯合國兒童基金會(UNICEF)的「重塑教育」倡議應對相關情況,為有需要的兒童提供教育資源。UNICEF HK今次舉辦的虛擬跑活動所籌得的善款將用於支持「重塑教育」倡議中的各個項目。 為宣佈慈善虛擬跑活動正式上線,UNICEF HK今天特別舉行「起跑禮」。大會邀請了聯合國兒童基金香港委員會主席陳晴女士、籌募委員會主席李鄺保瑜女士、活動首席贊助劉鑾雄慈善基金信託人之董事陳凱韻女士、周大福珠寶集團有限公司港澳行政部高級經理李婉清小姐、國泰航空有限公司公共關係拓展經理林紫婷女士以及聯合國兒童基金香港委員會大使黃金寶先生擔任主禮嘉賓為虛擬跑揭開序幕。 聯合國兒童基金香港委員會主席陳晴女士在致辭時表示,UNCIEF慈善跑過往一直深受歡迎。活動今次以虛擬跑的形式回歸。她說:「我們誠邀各方的有心人參與我們今次的虛擬跑活動,在日常跑步為樂的同時,為弱勢兒童重塑教育,重構未來。」 活動首席贊助、劉鑾雄慈善基金信託人之董事陳凱韻女士表示:「劉鑾雄慈善基金對於UNICEF HK多年來的慈善工作深表認同。我們通過支持UNICEF『還童心導遊』虛擬跑,鼓勵大家在疫情下多做運動,保持身體健康,同時幫助有需要的兒童。我們預祝這個跑步活動圓滿成功,讓更多兒童受惠。」 在今天的「起跑禮」中,大會向公眾介紹UNICEF「還童心導遊」虛擬跑,參加者可以在活動時段內隨時隨地起跑,將跑步數據同步至手機應用程式獲取積分。一連五個星期更會有「跑友週末推介路線」,完成主題路線更可以獲得雙倍積分,分數越高將會為兒童送上更多學習的機會。 [...]