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Jackie Chan Activity Highlights

2012 • JulyGoodwill Ambassador Jackie Chan spent three days in Myanmar to help combat child trafficking. He met hundreds of children, many of whom survived trafficking, are growing up without parents and are forced to live and work on the streets or are affected by HIV. (Newsline)

2008  August In Beijing, China, one day after the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games, Mr. Chan participated in ‘Champions for Children’ – an evening of advocacy for the most vulnerable children in China, hosted by UNICEF China. (Newsline)

2008 • June In Timor-Leste, Mr. Chan met with young people, visited schools and youth centres, and promoted the peaceful yet powerful role that young people engaged in martial arts play. (Newsline)

2006 • August  In Hong Kong, Mr. Chan filmed a public service announcement about specific actions that can protect children from avian influenza. The PSA was produced by UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the Government of Japan. (Newsline)

2005 • April  In Viet Nam, Mr. Chan communicated a strong message on the importance of showing compassion and empathy to children infected and affected by HIV or AIDS. (News Note)  In Cambodia, Mr. Chan raised awareness about the deadly legacy of landmines in the country.  Accompanied by Edwin Moses, Olympic Gold Medal winner, he visited UNICEF-assisted education and mine-marking and removal projects. (Article)

2005 • March • In Japan, Mr. Chan visited Keiyou Primary School in Tokyo as part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Japan Committee for UNICEF.  (Newsline)

2005 • January In Hong Kong, Mr. Chan supported tsunami relief efforts and made a personal contribution to UNICEF (approximately US$64,000).  His gift was matched by the New World Group, corporate partners of the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF. (Newsline)

2004 • April In Cambodia, where landmines pose a daily threat to children, Mr. Chan visited landmine rehabilitation and awareness projects supported by UNICEF. He also visited HIV/AIDS projects where he met with children and young people whose lives have been affected by the disease. (Article)

 

 

 


 

 

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