29.05.2009 -

Regional Consultation - the Role of Higher Education Institutions in the Arab Region in HIV Prevention

Prevention is better than cure

Higher education officials and experts from the region will consider and discuss the role and contribution of Higher Education Institutions in HIV prevention on 2 June 2009 in Cairo, and will make policy recommendations.

Issues to be discussed include research, curricula, teacher training, policies, cultural approaches, student services. Furthermore, UNESCO will present EDUCAIDS, the UNAIDS Global Initiative on Education and HIV and AIDS, led by UNESCO.

The Regional Consultation is organized by UNESCO Beirut - Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States, in collaboration with UNESCO Amman, Cairo, Rabat and Khartoum, in parallel to the ARCHE +10 Experts Meeting.

Contact Theophania Chavatzia (email: t.chavatzia(at)unesco.org)

Link: UNESCO Website on HIV/AIDS Response




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