Mr Hercules Chi-ning Lai
Hercules is a current Year 4 LLB student in City University of Hong Kong and has been a child-right advocate since he was 12. He joined the Children’s Council in 2006 and entered Kids’ Dream, the first child-led organization in Hong Kong, in 2007. He shows keen interest in child participation and family law related issues. He has been the panel speaker for both the first and the second Children’s Issues Forum in 2009 and 2012 respectively.
He also displays great interest in reporting and monitoring the current implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in Hong Kong and attended the UN hearing for the HKSAR session in Geneva in 2013. He was also one of the campaign team members of the Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights in 2012 and 2013 on The 1.1 Million Children’s Campaign to champion for the establishment of a Children’s Commission in Hong Kong.