On 1 October 2016, APON Celebrated World Children Day and Child Rights Week 2016 in the University of Dhaka. As many as 125 children of APON Foundation participated in the event. More than 10 organizations and 1000 street children participated in different sports and cultural events. Prizes were distributed among the winners. Meher Afroz Chomki, the Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Women & Child Affairs, Government of Bangladesh was present as Chief Guest in the event while Professor Dr. A A M S Arefin Siddiq, Vice Chancellor of University of Dhaka and Mrs. Selina Hosan, Chairperson of Bangladesh Shishu Academy were present as Special Guests at the event. The event was organised by the Ministry of Women & Child Affairs.