© UNESCO/One of the student leaders representing views of young people from Rift Valley Province on HIV and AIDS and it effects on young people during the 3rd Student Leadership conference held in Nairobi on 17 - 22 April 2011.

Since the advent of HIV and AIDS in the early 80s in the country, the pandemic remains one of the major challenges threatening the attainment of international and national goals related to education in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

To this end UNESCO has been instrumental in supporting Ministries of Education's efforts in HIV and AIDS under the auspices of the EDUCAIDS framework that advocates for a comprehensive education sector response to the pandemic.

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