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BTS Member Jin Joins UNICEF Korea’s Club of Top Donators

BTS Member Jin Joins UNICEF Korea’s Club of Top Donators

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Jin, a member of global stars BTS, joined the UNICEF Korea’s club of top donators, having contributed to the United Nations organization since last year, its Korea office said Friday. Jin’s financial donation to the Korean office of the United Nations Children’s Fund has surpassed 100 million won (US$84,000) [...]

BTS Joins UNICEF Campaign to End Violence Against Children

BTS Joins UNICEF Campaign to End Violence Against Children

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop group BTS has joined the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)’s campaign to fight violence against children. The boy band and the Korean Committee For UNICEF announced the launch of the “Love Myself” initiative Wednesday, a two-year fundraising scheme to support UNICEF’s #ENDviolence program. #ENDviolence, launched in 2013, is [...]

Daejeon Donates Foreign Coins Collected for Fare Evasion to UNICEF

Daejeon Donates Foreign Coins Collected for Fare Evasion to UNICEF

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The Daejeon Government has donated foreign coins used by fare dodgers on public transport to the humanitarian organization UNICEF. Nearly 5,800 coins from foreign countries collected since September 2012 will be used to help children in need, the local government announced on Monday. The coins are thought to have [...]

Ex-figure Skater Kim Yu-na Donates US$100,000 for Nepal Quake Relief

Ex-figure Skater Kim Yu-na Donates US$100,000 for Nepal Quake Relief

SEOUL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Former Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yu-na has donated US$100,000 for Nepal earthquake relief, officials said Tuesday. The Korean Committee for UNICEF, a U.N. organization providing aid to children in developing countries, said in a press release that Kim made the donation to help provide food and drinking water to children [...]

LINE and UNICEF Sign Global Partnership Agreement

LINE and UNICEF Sign Global Partnership Agreement

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — LINE, the world’s leading mobile platform, and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed a global partnership agreement on February 13, 2015. Jong Nam Oh, Executive Director of The Korean Committee for UNICEF and Jung-ho Shin, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LINE Plus Corporation and Chief Globalization Officer [...]

Philippines Typhoon Recovery Gets Boost from SAS Visual Analytics

Philippines Typhoon Recovery Gets Boost from SAS Visual Analytics

CARY, N.C., June 10, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has to know where to focus vital resources. As first responders to any crisis that displaces people, the IOM manages shelters and coordinates operational efforts in places where people gather after natural disasters, such as evacuation centers, camps, schools or private buildings. [...]