On August the 28, 2014, Amity Foundation Hong Kong became a member of WiseGiving Hong Kong. WiseGiving is an initiative of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS). It aims to enhance charity accountability and transparency in Hong Kong.
In Amity’s quarterly printed publication No.8, Julia Bentley, the Counselor and Head of the Political Section of the Canadian Embassy in China, gives an account of the cooperation between Canada and Amity. Read this report and more stories in the present Amity Outlook, which is available in electronic format.
On August 11th, overseas volunteers of Amity’s Young Adults Program (YAP) arrived in Nanjing to attend Amity’s Summer Training Program. Besides 14 German YAP participants, there was one volunteer from the UK and two teachers from the United States participating in the training.
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations at its coordination and management meeting in July 2014 adopted the recommendation of UN’s Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations to grant special consultative status to Amity Foundation.
Amity Printing Press participated in the 65th Premier Print Awards, the world's most prestigious international print competition, hold in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Out of more than 3,000 entries Amity’s Commemorative Bible won the highest honor in the Innovation category ‘Benny Award’. The jury selected the company's work as an example of the highest standards of the printing industry.