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First “Star Wars Dress Up Day” comes to Hong Kong on May 4 New “Star Wars” Limited-Edition Keepsakes to Help Raise funds for UNICEF Dress Up to Celebrate May 4 ‧ For Every Child

Hong Kong, April 12, 2018 – On May 4, also known as “Star Wars Day”, everyone in the city can celebrate the iconic franchise, wear their Solo style and donate to support UNICEF’s work for children by taking part in Hong Kong’s first ever “Star Wars Dress Up Day 2018”, powered by Star Wars: Force […]

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore on continuing violence in Syria

NEW YORK, 8 April 2018 – “There continues to be no respite for the children of Syria. Shelling on Damascus City has reportedly led to civilian casualties and violence has resumed in the besieged enclave of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, with fatal attacks against civilian infrastructure and damage to health facilities. “I am particularly horrified by […]

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UNICEF HK Champions free play for every child Survey reveals 84 per cent of Hong Kong parents lack knowledge on children’s free play

© UNICEF HK/2018 According to the UNICEF publication titled Early Moments Matter for Every Child, nutrition (eat), stimulation (play) and parental and nurturing care (love) are the most critical in the first 1,000 days of life. “for every child, #EatPlayLove” aims to promote the awareness of early childhood development in Hong Kong, and the response […]

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UNICEF HK’s Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition draws over 600 children UNICEF Regional Ambassador Aaron Kwok shows support for maternal and child health services improvement in rural China

© UNICEF HK/2018 Hong Kong, 18 March 2018 – Over 600 children aged 12 or below gathered at the Nursery Park in West Kowloon Cultural District today for the Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition organized by the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK). Based on the theme, ‘for every child, a better world’, […]

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UNICEF Charity Run 2017 – Charity Sales Audit Report

UNICEF Charity Run 2017 – Charity Sales (Public Subscription Permit No. 2017/297/1) was held on 26 November 2017 and the total amount of funds raised was HK$2,898. All donations will be used to support UNICEF’s ‘For every child, end AIDS’ global campaign, aiming to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Please click here to download the full audit report […]

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Preventing an outbreak: Health assistants bring care to Liberia’s remote communities

© UNICEF Liberia/2017/Jallanzo A woman holds her child at the Bensonville Health Center in Bentol, Montserrado County, Liberia. Community health workers help reach families in remote counties who are otherwise unable to access health services. When Liberia was hit by the Ebola outbreak in 2014, one of the factors that contributed to the spread of […]

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Healthy babies, happy mothers

© UNICEF/2014/Victoria Colamarco Alimaa with her healthy baby girl. In a report on newborn mortality, UNICEF says that global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world’s poorest countries. Babies born in Japan, Iceland and Singapore have the best chance at survival, while newborns in Pakistan, the Central African Republic and Afghanistan face […]