Presentation on theme: "UNAIDS OFFICE ON AIDS, SECURITY AND HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE THEIMPACTOF HIV/AIDS ON GLOBAL SECURITY AND STABILITY THE IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON GLOBAL SECURITY."— Presentation transcript:
UNAIDS OFFICE ON AIDS, SECURITY AND HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE THEIMPACTOF HIV/AIDS ON GLOBAL SECURITY AND STABILITY THE IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON GLOBAL SECURITY AND STABILITY
Recognizing Uniformed Services in the fight against HIV/AIDS Instruments that paved the way… UN Security Council: UN Security Council: UN SC Resolution 1308(2000) - HIV/AIDS is a security issue particularly in the context of international peacekeeping UN General Assembly: UN General Assembly: Declaration of Commitments on HIV/AIDS (2001) - specifies HIV/AIDS in the context of emergencies and among national uniformed services
UNAIDS RESPONSE UNAIDS Office on AIDS, Security and Humanitarian Response International Security National Security Humanitarian Response Peacekeeping operations Uniformed Services both civil and military focusing on: Young recruitsYoung recruits Future peacekeepersFuture peacekeepers Demobilizing personnelDemobilizing personnel Vulnerable populations in crisis settings Humanitarian Workers
Key areas of intervention: HIV/AIDS awareness through peer education training HIV/AIDS awareness through peer education training Condom provision and distribution Condom provision and distribution Care and support services Care and support servicesSustainability: Commitment of national authorities Commitment of national authorities integrated into national strategy and national budget integrated into national strategy and national budget HIV/AIDS and Security in the context of uniformed services
OUR FOCUS: PREVENTION AND YOUTH Global objective: To reduce the impact of the epidemic among young men and women in the uniformed services and educate them to work as advocates in the fight against AIDS. To reduce the impact of the epidemic among young men and women in the uniformed services and educate them to work as advocates in the fight against AIDS.
UNAIDS Turn-Key Package for Uniformed Services UNAIDS Turn-Key Package for Uniformed Services HIV/AIDS Programming Guide HIV/AIDS Peer Education Kit
UNAIDS Turn-Key Package for Uniformed Services HIV/AIDS Awareness card Strategy Interactive world map
UNAIDS/SHR: Activities planned or ongoing 2002/2003 Argentina Chile Costa Rica Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua Uruguay PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS IN Sierra Leone Eritrea/Ethiopia Congo East Timor Angola Burundi Central African Republic Congo DRC Eritrea Kenya Namibia Rwanda Swaziland Tanzania Uganda Belarus BIH Estonia Kazakhstan Latvia Lithuania Moldova Russia Ukraine Uzbekistan Cambodia India Indonesia Laos Myanmar Thailand Vietnam Philippines UNAIDS HIV/AIDS Policy Advisor in DPKO
WE HAVE A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
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