Young Key Populations in the HIV Response in the Asia and the Pacific

By Kalisito Biaukula & Justin Francis Bionat of Youth Voices Count As the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID19) as a global pandemic, while COVID19 vaccination continues to spread around the world, the young key population must continue to take action on eliminating inequalities in AIDS. As governments, civil society […]

HLM Participants’ Report 2021

The HLM on HIV provided a unique opportunity for young people to advocate for the inclusion of their priorities to end AIDS in the new political declaration. This was evident during a side event Youth-led and youth-friendly services to end inequalities and to end HIV organized by The PACT, ANAYD, Y+ Global, and other regional and global youth partners/networks in the HIV response that took place on 07/June/2020.

Joint Youth Statement on the 2021 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS

The 2021 Youth Working Group for the High-Level Meeting welcomes the adoption s of a new Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS. We appreciate and commend the leadership of the Co-Facilitators, Australia and Namibia, in this process. We are disappointed by the efforts of a small number of member states to derail the process and […]

Responding to the Zero Draft

We, as a diverse group of young people globally, would like to thank the President of the General Assembly along with the Co-Facilitators of the upcoming High-Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS for sharing the zero draft of the Political Declaration.   Within the zero draft, we welcome the strong messages of supporting and empowering communities and community-led responses, and in […]