Launch of “Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future”: Sweden’s support to UNESCO for expanding comprehensive sexuality education in Africa

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Friday 3 November 2017 from 2pm to 2:45 pm, UNESCO HQ, Hall Ségur

The event will launch the project "Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future", in the presence of, and with interventions from, UNESCO Director-General, Ms Irina Bokova, and the Minister for Education of Sweden, Gustav Fridolin. Representing General Education Minister for Zambia, Dennis Wanchinga, will be the Ambassador to UNESCO for Zambia, Humphrey Chilu Chibanda.

Made possible with support from Sweden, the three-year project aims to improve sexual and reproductive health, gender and education outcomes for adolescents and young people in the Sub-Saharan Africa region through the delivery of good quality comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).


Type of Event Special Event
Start 03.11.2017 13:00 local time
End 03.11.2017 13:45 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Herat, Joanna
Organizer UNESCO and Sweden
Contact Cara Delmas,
Country France
City Paris
Room Hall Segur
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 40
Official Website
Link 1 Education for Health and Well-Being
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