AIDS

Message on World AIDS Day 2016: Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi

Today, as we commemorate World AIDS Day, I would like to draw attention to the importance of addressing young people’s specific needs in the fight to end AIDS by 2030.
While the HIV response has made considerable progress in reducing new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths, serious gaps remain, and young people still carry a heavy […]

1 December 2016|Envoy’s news|

Putting Condoms on the Fast-Track as an Efficient and Cost-effective HIV Prevention Method

The UNAIDS Prevention gap report shows that HIV prevention efforts must be reinvigorated if the world is to stay on the Fast-Track to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. To achieve the global Fast-Track Target of reducing the number of new HIV infections to fewer than 500 000 by 2020, more political commitment and increased investment in […]

3 October 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Get on the World AIDS Day map & show your support to #FastTrack the #AIDS response

On the Fast-Track to end AIDS
To end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals will require investment, commitment and innovation to be accelerated but we have what it takes to break the AIDS epidemic.

Already 15 million people are accessing life-saving HIV treatment and new HIV infections have been reduced by […]

18 November 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

#EndAdolescentAIDS

DID YOU KNOW THAT EVERY HOUR 30 ADOLESCENTS ARE INFECTED WITH HIV?

2100000 are living with HIV worldwide.

It’s time for us to take action!

ALL IN is about bringing everyone together to stop adolescent deaths, infections and violence. 

Here’s the challenge: AIDS is the leading cause of death among adolescents in Africa. But simple actions can change the […]

23 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Leaders from around the world are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents

NAIROBI, 17 February 2015—While major advances have been made in almost every area of the response to HIV, progress for adolescents is falling behind, said leaders in the global response to end the AIDS epidemic.
AIDS has become the leading cause of death for adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents […]

18 February 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Statement by the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth: Take action on World AIDS Day!

1 December 2013|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

“Young people demand HIV services that respond to their needs:” UN Envoy on Youth in Dubai

13 November 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

Young People to Lead a New Wave of Community Mobilization and Political Advocacy against AIDS – CrowdOutAids Strategy

4 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Changes in Peru’s Penal Code will Enable More Young People to Access HIV Services

The Constitutional Tribunal of Peru is amending the Article 173 in its penal code which for many years had criminalized consensual sexual activity among young people. Sentencing was particularly severe with adolescents facing up to 30 years in prison. Article 173 of the penal code was also preventing young people from accessing essential health and […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Youth Organizations Form a Pact for Social Transformation in the AIDS Response

AIDS activism has radically changed since the beginning of the epidemic. Young activists in countries around the world are increasingly demanding HIV services to be tailored to their needs and claiming their seat at the decision-making table. In order to reach these young activists, UNAIDS organized the meeting “Youth and UNAIDS: A pact for social […]

1 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|