Volunteer at the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child celebration events

23 Oct

ChildLarge_logoThe world made a set of commitments to children 25 years ago when it adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which upholds the human rights of all children. With the 25th anniversary of the CRC on 20 November this year, UNICEF HK will join child advocates to celebrate worldwide.

can-stock-photo_csp11664233Be a part of the force to champion children’s rights by volunteering in celebration exhibition, events and other initiatives organized by UNICEF HK.

* Volunteers should be 16 years old or above and attend a briefing session on 7 November 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. or 8 November 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at UNICEF HK office at 3/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong. UNICEF HK hopes that every volunteer could attend at least seven time slots and those have completed will receive a UNICEF HK certificate of appreciation.

Date: 16 November – 1 January 2015

Time: 2 time slots (1 p.m. – 5 p.m. / 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. )

Location: Grand Century Place, 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mongkok

Enquiry: Mr Yeung 2338 5151 / edu@unicef.org.hk or sign up now by following this link.

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

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