23.10.2013 - UNESCO Office in Jakarta

High Level Meeting on the Education Sector’s Role (Non-Formal Education) in HIV Prevention for Youth in Closed Setting Centres and Youth-Out of Schools

UNESCO Jakarta organized a high level meeting on the Education Sector’s Role (Non-Formal Education) in HIV Prevention for Youth in Closed Setting Centres and Youth-Out of Schools.

Welcome remarks were given by Dr. Mee Young Choi, Programme Specialist in Education, UNESCO Jakarta Office on behalf of Prof. Hubert Gijzen, Director of

UNESCO Jakarta Office, who stressed the importance of effective sexuality education and collaboration among national stakeholders in HIV prevention efforts. Key speech remarks were given by Prof. Arief Rachman, Executive Chairman of Indonesia National Commission for UNESCO, DR. Mardjoeki, Director of Health and Care, Directorate General of Correctional Institutes, Ministry of Law and Human Rights, dr. Julianto Witjaksono, SpOG, Deputy Head of BKKBN and dr. Lily Sulistyowati, MM, Head of Health Promotion Center, Ministry of Health.

The objectives of this meeting were to:

1. Handover 5 supplemental illustrative manuals of the Comprehensive Reproductive Health Education for facilitators from UNESCO to BKKBN, and 1 reading book on Comprehensive Reproductive Health Education for youth to Directorate General of Correctional Institutes for further implementation

2. Promote HIV Prevention through Comprehensive Reproductive Health Education for Youth in Closed Setting Centres, specifically for Youth in Juvenile Detention Centers.

During this meeting, BKKBN committed to use the facilitator manuals as one of their materials during National Jambore in 2014, and Directorate General of Correctional Institutes committed to print and distribute the book for youth in all juvenile detention centers in Indonesia. All participants agreed that all efforts in improving youth’s comprehensive knowledge on HIV and AIDS should be collaborative efforts which can be sustained for a long term.

Download the key speech remarks here

Download the Welcome remarks here




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