CHALLENGES OF PREVENTING HIV/AIDS AMONG THE AFRICAN/ASIAN YOUTHS (TPN-UK 2008)

Venue: Herencia Hotel

Location: Hants,, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Dec 01, 2008 End Date/Time: Dec 05, 2008
Registration Date: Nov 13, 2008
Early Registration Date: Nov 05, 2008
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Call for Participation/Application for CHALLENGES OF PREVENTING HIV/AIDS AMONG THE AFRICAN/ASIAN YOUTHS

Invited applicants are hereby requested to summit their applications for the NY Teen Pregnancy Network’s workshop on CHALLENGES OF PREVENTING HIV/AIDS AMONG THE AFRICAN/ASIAN YOUTHS which shall commence on the 1st till 5th of December, 2008 in North Hampshire United Kingdom. This groundbreaking workshop of the NY Teen Pregnancy Network will have in attendance international youth movements and other related NGO's, where as many as 200 participants will convene to learning new ways to empower themselves and to prevent the HIV/AIDS endemic.

Exploring the potential of a performance approach to unleash and nurture the human capacity to create, collaborate and change the world.

What are the objectives of this meeting? The meeting will provide a forum where Professionals from the Medical and Motivational fields, Youth & HIV advocates from diverse backgrounds and working on different issues can engage with each other and with like-minded donors, in order to:

* Create better awareness for the HIV/AIDS endemic and related medications
* Develop creative and innovative strategies to prevent HIV/AIDS scourge
* Advance ways to encourage those living with HIV/AIDS
* Frankly discuss how NGO's and women's organizations can work together in this area
* Network NGO’s and other related Aid donors

What will the program look like? Unlike other events of NY Teen Pregnancy Network, instead, an international planning committee which is headed by Prof. Forrest Alton has already scheduled a comprehensive program and invited selected Resource Persons.

The program will include:

*· Thought-provoking plenary sessions;

* In-depth breakout sessions for strategy-development;

* Simulation games to fast-track learning;

*· Capacity and skills-building sessions; and

* Debates to stimulate discussion

* Presentations by our sponsors and donors

In addition to the main program, the meeting will also host book launches, artistic and cultural activities and, as with all NY Teen Pregnancy’s events, plenty of space and opportunity for informal networking and alliance-building.

All sessions will have interpretation into English, Spanish and French.

Who can participate? What happens if more than 200 apply? Anyone who is a member of an NGO or progressive youth or women's organization or community based organization can apply to participate. If more than 200 people apply (as we anticipate), we shall accept and give participation approval to the first 200 that get accreditation. The organizing committee will ensure that the participants at the meeting are truly international and represent a diverse range of interests, issues, and regions. Preference will be given to organizations working for youth & women from South East Asia, Latin America and Africa .

EVENT DATES? The events shall commence on the 1st till the 5th of December 2008 at
Herencia Hotels
Eastrop Way, Basingstoke,
Hants,
RG21 4QD.
Tel: +44 (0) 703 187 0829
Fax: +44 (0) 870 478 4066

Our UK Office is at

TPN,
Old Kempshott Lane Basingstoke
Hampshire RG22 5ET.

Tel: + 44-703-183-2943
Fax: +44-871-503-4578
teenpnetwork@gmail.com


All participants however will be expected to fund raise for their hotel bills in the United Kingdom, which will not be waived. They must secure a Reservation Confirmation document from the recommended hotel before we can commence the processing of their visas, contact teenpnetwork@gmail.com for details of the recommended hotel. This will help ensure that only those who eligible and want to be at the meeting will be there.

Are there Airport Pick-Up and Drop-Off?

The Protocol Officers of these events shall be on ground to Pick-Up and Drop-Off delegates and these are transportation is free.

How do I apply, and what is the deadline? All Interested organizations should forward the following information about their organization

1. Aims and objectives of their Organization

2. Their achievements so far. Participants MUST be a group of 3-7 persons to qualify for registration. Contact teenpnetwork@gmail.com for more details, the deadline for application is as set by the Organizing Committee.

Venue

Eastrop Way, Basingstoke,
Hants,
Hampshire
United Kingdom
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