The EDUCAIDS Overviews of Practical Resources provide guidance on the technical and operational aspects of this response.
Recognising the vital role of the education sector in national responses to HIV and AIDS, the UNAIDS Committee of Cosponsoring Organizations (CCO) launched EDUCAIDS, the Global Initiative on Education and HIV and AIDS, in March 2004.
As the UN specialised agency for education, UNESCO supports lifelong learning that builds and maintains essential skills, competencies, knowledge, behaviours and attitudes.
This paper presents a framework for quality education to show how education systems can and must change in their analysis and conduct in relation to HIV and AIDS.
In 2002, UNESCO Bangkok developed an advocacy kit targeted at middle- and senior level officials of Ministries of Education, aimed at the promotion of HIV/AIDS preventive education and increasing awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in South East Asia.