UNAIDS Inter-agency Task Team on HIV and Young People Annual Meeting, 28-29 June, 2011, at the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), Paris, France

Concept

The objectives for the two-day IATT/YP meeting are as follows:

  1. Encourage alignment and harmonisation within and across agencies and partners to support global, regional and country level actions;
  2. Review progress of working group workplans 2010-2011, discuss challenges in implementation, strategize solutions and plan activities for forthcoming year;
  3. Identify and prioritize events for the IATT to engage in 2011 and onwards;
  4. Update on progress to date and future plans to implement, monitor and achieve the three bold results of the Business Case on Empowering Young People to Protect Themselves from HIV and highlight opportunities for IATT in 2011; and
  5. Discuss functional and operational issues relevant for the effective functioning of the IATT.

Agenda

DAY 1: TUESDAY 28 JUNE, 2011

 
Time
Topic
Presenters
Presentations
 
09:00 – 09:30
Introduction and welcome remarks

1.     Welcome remarks (5 min)

2.     Adoption of meeting agenda (5 min)

3.     Update on the new UNAIDS Strategy and new Division of Labour (15 min)

 
 
Mark Richmond (UNESCO)
 
 
 
Jyothi Raja (UNAIDS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
09:30 – 10:30
Panel 1: Taking stock of progress

10 minute presentations, 30 minutes discussion

1.     Opportunity in Crisis Report

2.     Securing the Future Today: Synthesis of Country UNGASS Reports

3.     Review of Quality and Scale of National Programming for Adolescent and Youth Prevention

 
 
 

·   Susan Kasedde (UNICEF)

·   Jyothi Raja (UNAIDS)

 

·   Isolde Birdthistle(LSHTM)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10:30 – 11:00
Break
 
 
11:00-12:00
 

Panel 2: Emerging Evidence and implications for young people

10 minute presentations, 30 minutes discussion

1.     HIV testing and counselling for YP: Systematic review & new guidelines; Treatment and care for YPLWHA

2.     Microbicides trial: Implications for young people

3.     Treatment for sero-discordant couples: Implications for young people

 
 
 
 

·      Jane Ferguson (WHO)

·      Sengeziwe Sibeko (CAPRISA, S. Africa)

·      Mina Hosseinipour (Medical College of Malawi)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12:00-13:30
 
 
 

Panel 3: Evidence and good practices on HIV prevention for young people

10 minute presentation, 40 minutes discussion

1.     Cost and cost-effectiveness of comprehensive sexuality education

2.     Scaling up condom use among young people

3.     Scaling up effective harm reduction programmes for young people

4.     Addressing structural vulnerability through workplace programmes

 
 
 
 

·   Chetty Dhianaraj (UNESCO)

·   Bidia Deperthes (UNFPA) / Olena Sakovych (Ukraine)

·   Najin Yasrebi (Iran)

·   Julia Faldt (ILO)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13:30 – 14:30
Lunch
 
 
 
14:30 – 16:00

Table Talks: Evidence and good practices in HIV prevention, treatment and care for young people at the regional level (Participants rotate tables every 15 min)

Six regional tables will be hosted by UNFPA/UNICEF regional representatives:

  • Asia-Pacific
  • East & Southern Africa
  • West & Central Africa
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • Eastern Europe
  • Arab States
 
 
 
All participants
 
 
 
16:00 – 16:30
Break
 
 

16:30 – 18:00

Evidence and good practices in HIV prevention, treatment and care for and with young people at the regional level

1.     Report back from regional table talks (60 min)

2.     Discussion (30 min)

 
 
 
UNFPA/UNICEF table hosts
 
18:00 – 20:00
Cocktail event
 
 
 
 

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE, 2011

 
Time
Topic
 
Presenters
 
Presentations
 
09:00 – 09:30

Youth Participation: Moving the agenda forward

 
 
 ·      Samuel Kissi (AfriYAN)
·      Sydney Hushie (GYCA)
·      Zulaika Esentaeva (YouthRise)
·      Remmy Shawa (WAC)
 
09:30-10:00

Summary of what have we achieved in 2010-2011- Report from Working Groups

Discussion (10 min)
 
 
 
 
·      Mary Otieno (UNFPA)
 
10:00 – 10:45
 
IATT functional and operational issues
 
  1. Steering Committee (membership, rotation) and Secretariat update (15 min)
  2. Identify IATT priorities for 2011/2012 (15 min)
  3. Form working group structure (including identification of WG chairs/co-chairs and regional involvement) (15 min)
 
 

All participants

 
10:45 – 11:00
Break
 
 
11:00 - 13:00

Work Planning for 2011-2012 (in Working Groups)

 
 
 

All participants

 
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
 
 
14:00 – 15:00
Finalizing work plans
  1. Report back from Working Groups (20 mins)
  2. Reflections and discussion (10 mins)
  3. How to ensure coordination at global, regional and country levels:
  • Inter-agency (10 min)
  • UNAIDS Other DoL Areas (10 mins)
  • Civil society and other partners (10 mins)
 
WG rapporteurs
 
15:00 – 15:45
Wrap up
  1. Networking and communication: Introduction to web platform (10 min)
  2. Finalising action points (20 min)
  3. Hosting and thematic focus of forthcoming meetings, dates and venue (10 min)
  4. Closing Remarks (5 min)
 
 

Susan Kasedde (UNICEF)

 
 
 
Mark Richmond (UNESCO)
 
 
15:45 – 16:00
Break
 
 
 
16:00 – 18:00
Informal meetings
 

Final Report

The final report will be available shortly.