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.  […]

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UNICEF HK welcomes Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Ordinance to protect women’s right to breastfeed

HONG KONG, 19 June 2021 – The provisions on breastfeeding discrimination and harassment in The Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Bill 2020 and Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Ordinance 2020 take effect today. Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) welcomes the enactment that will provide greater and more concrete protection for breastfeeding women. The amendment is a […]

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Z Zurich Foundation announces support to UNICEF’s global efforts to help deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable

© UNICEF/UN0441759/ HONG KONG, 14 May 2021──The Swiss-based Z Zurich Foundation announced today an initial donation of CHF 1 million (equivalent to about HKD 8.5 million) to UNICEF in support of the campaign to deliver 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines globally by the end of 2021. UNICEF and partners have been working tirelessly on […]

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CLÉ DE PEAU BEAUTÉ KICKS OFF SECOND ANNUAL INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT OF UNICEF TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO STEM EDUCATION FOR GIRLS

As part of a long-term philanthropic commitment, Clé de Peau Beauté will donate a portion of the global sales of their iconic product, The Serum, to champion girls’ education as the key to unlocking a better world. HONG KONG, May 2021──Clé de Peau Beauté, the global luxury skincare and makeup brand, announces the second year […]

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UNICEF sends 3,000 oxygen concentrators and other critical supplies to India as country battles deadly COVID-19 surge

© UNICEF/UN0452716/Sharma/AFP HONG KONG/NEW DELHI/KATHMANDU, 3 May 2021──UNICEF has sent critical lifesaving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic tests, medical kits, and other equipment to help India in its battle with a deadly wave of COVID-19. “COVID-19 is severely overstraining the health system in India,” said Dr. Yasmin Haque, UNICEF Representative in India. “Urgent action […]