Although 30% of all new HIV infections occur amongst youth, we are usually underrepresented and our voices overshadowed. Organised by and for young people, the Youth Pre-Conference 2018 will focus on youth empowerment and validation. Our goal is to empower young people by providing a stage for youth across borders to speak, teach the necessary skills to further our fight against HIV and AIDS, learn and relax without asking permission to and therefore claiming our own space and power.
The Youth Pre-conference has three focus areas: Leadership, Peer-to-Peer Education, and Medical Science. Within each of these areas, we are creating houses, or teams, that focus on the role that you want to take up in the fight against HIV and AIDS. For example, you might want to be a better influencer to effect change and/or get more funding, a better manager to streamline your organisation or you might want to strengthen your skills to be more effective in reaching other young people. These different roles and houses will consist of three skill-based workshops and a personal development workshop to strengthen you as a person. The stronger and more confident you feel as a person the more effective you will be in obtaining your goal.
Moreover, within your house you will do team building activities so that you can go more into depth during the workshops but also so that you will make friends for during the conference and after!
Regular registrations are now open at 25 EUR (+ administrative transaction fees)! Check the next tab for details on each house and select your tope five-house preferences! (House allocations are on first come first serve basis with Early Bird Registrations getting first choice!) [Late registrations will open in June at 30 EUR (+ administrative transaction fees)]
Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Youth Pre-Conference if you have questions. Stay tuned for conference updates regarding the sign up for houses in your email and on the Facebook page
Registration is open and find more information here: http://winkel.ifmsa.nl/youthpreconference