Timok Youth Center and Youth of JAZAS Zaječar, with the support of Institute for Public Health “Timok” Zaječar, have organized Candlelight Memorial Day on Sunday, May 19th on City Square in Zaječar. The annual AIDS Candlelight Memorial is now held on International Remembrance Day, which is on the 3rd Sunday of May each year.
Candlelight Memorial Day (CLMD) was held as the 30th jubilee in world, and for the 9th time in Serbia. CLMD was commemorated as a part of National campaign under the slogan “Protect Your Love – Save the Future”. The aim of the campaign is to promote solidarity and to include greater social community (HIV positive persons, members of their families, friends, in increased risk of transmission of HIV infection, as well as persons that are suffering discrimination) with the joined cause to achieve support of human rights, and achievement of environment of tolerance that receives and reveres all diversities and provides quality and universal approach to social, legal and health protection for all.