The conference was more than justified by the clear, urgent need to move from analysis and stock-taking to implementation of sector action plans that would give ministries of education the tools they needed to face the various challenges posed by HIV/AIDS in a concrete and effective manner.
The Conference on HIV/AIDS and the education sector - the Education Coalition against HIV/AIDS- was held from 31 May to 1 June 2002.
The document "HIV/AIDS: The Power of Education" transcribes the speeches pronounced by different specialists at the opening ceremony of the UNICA/UWI/UNESCO Conference on HIV/AIDS and Education, in October 29, 2003.
A report of technical meeting co-sponsored by USAID Office of HIV/AIDS, the Institute for Youth Development, and YouthNet/Family Health International held in Washington DC on July 24, 2003.
Education Ministers and representatives from forty-eight Commonwealth countries met in Edinburgh from 27-30 October 2003 for the 15th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (15CCEM). One of the six action areas discussed was mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS in Education.
This report records the proceedings and outcomes of two workshops on "Accelerating the Education Sector Response to HIV/AIDS in Nigeria". The first of these took place in Abuja for the staff of the Federal Ministry of Education (FME) and its parastatals.
With the Workshop on HIV/AIDS and Education and with this publication which issues out of it, UNESCO, UNAIDS and the Federal Ministry of Education signal their commitment to assist Nigerian educators to move from the periphery to the centre of the international effort to ensure that the impact of
This is the report of a National Consultative Forum with Religious Leaders on the Education Sector Response to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Kaduna, Nigeria.
A one day symposium was held on the 5th November 2003 at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Iveagh House, Dublin, hosted by Development Cooperation Ireland (DCI), in cooperation with the UNAIDS Inter Agency Task Team on Education.
The following 'think piece' is a collection of observations selected principally from a very rapid September 2003 tour of Malawi, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda, recent fieldwork in Botswana, Rwanda and Zimbabwe, and UNESCO Nairobi cluster workshops on education and teachers hel