Run for the dream of an AIDS-free generation!

16 Aug

Every day, more than 650 babies are born with HIV. Half of all babies living with HIV die before their second birthday if they do not receive treatment. UNICEF targets to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015. With your donation, UNICEF will continue bringing changes to the lives of marginalized children and their families who are in need of the services. Together, we can achieve an AIDS-free generation.

logo_unicefThe UNICEF Charity Run 2014 will be held on 23 November 2014.

UNICEF calls for your support for the event, which helps raise fund for UNICEF‘s “Unite for children. Unite against AIDS” Global Campaign.

Date: 23 November 2014 (Sunday)

Location: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort & Sunny Bay

Race:3km (Family & Youth) Fun Run, 5km Fun Run, 10km Run and Half Marathon

Space is limited. Enrolment is on a first-come first-served basis.
Enrollment Deadline: 17 October 2014

Founded in 1946, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the world’s leading United Nations organisation working specifically for children, with the mandate and influence to transform their lives. The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), one of the 36 National Committees, was founded in 1986 to raise funds to support UNICEF’s work worldwide and to promote, advocate for child rights in Hong Kong. They believe their work is not completed until all champion for child rights to achieve four Zero Sufferings for children.
ZERO Mortality ⇔ Right to Survival
Every child has the right to enjoy food, clean water, health services and a standard of living, etc. adequate for survival

ZERO Underdevelopment ⇔ Right to Development

Every child has the right to education, leisure, participation in cultural activities and understanding their basic rights, etc.

ZERO Abuse ⇔ Right to Protection
Every child has the right to special protection in situations of armed conflict or conflict with the law, and should be protected from any forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation

ZERO Isolation ⇔ Right to Participation
Every child has the right to freedom of expression; social, economic, cultural and religion activities; association and peaceful assembly; information from diverse sources


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