In focus

UN Cares Cambodia and Indonesia Teams Recognized

The UN Cares Teams in Cambodia and Indonesia were recently recognized for their hard work in addressing HIV-related stigma and discrimination as recipients of 2014 UN Cares Awards. Last December, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon acknowledged the commitment of all UN Cares teams worldwide and congratulated the five winning teams including those in Cambodia and Indonesia.

Training aims to build young leaders in Myanmar’s HIV response

An effective national HIV response requires listening to and learning from those most affected – and, most importantly, ensuring their passion and perspectives are heard by empowering them to be community leaders.

This has been UNESCO’s approach in Myanmar since 2012 when the organization and partners held the first New Gen Training course to promote youth leadership among young key populations at higher risk of HIV exposure (*).