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Young People Today – Time to Act Now Launch
Start Date: Oct 04, 2013
End Date: Oct 04, 2013
Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa
Description: Launch of a regional report on adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern Africa

UNAIDS in partnership with United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO),United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) is hosting the launch of the report 'Young People Today, Time to Act Now. Why adolescents and young people need comprehensive sexuality education and health services in Eastern and Southern Africa' on 4 October 2013 in Johannesburg.

Time: 9h30

The launch event will conclude with a short press conference where invited journalists and other media will have an opportunity to put questions to the panel of speakers.

This event is held under the auspices of a UNAIDS in collaboration with various partners including UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO to spearhead an initiative that aims to reduce HIV infections and improving sexual health outcomes for young people in the 21 countries of Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA). One of the key outcomes of this process has been the production of a regional report on access to comprehensive sexuality education and SRH services for young people in ESA region.

Recommendations from the report will be used to inform a ministerial commitment to improving the health outcomes of adolescents and young people in the region.

To confirm your attendance, contact: Sandisile Tshuma, E-mail: s.tshuma@unesco.org by Monday, 30 September 2013 in order for space to be reserved for you.

For more about UNAIDS, refer to www.unaids.org/en

For more about United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation, refer to https://en.unesco.org/

For more about World Health Organisation, refer to www.who.int/en/

For more about United Nations Population Fund, refer to southafrica.unfpa.org

For more about United Nations Children's Fund, refer to www.unicef.org/southafrica
Website: http://www.unicef.org/southafrica
Created By: CPSI
Organizers: UNAIDS, UNESCO, UNFPA, WHO, UNICEF
Participation Requirements: Open

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