02:00 - 03:30 EDT

Young key populations leadership and innovations in the HIV response in Asia and the Pacific

The young key populations side event at the High-Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS 2021 will highlight YKP specific issues from the Asia Pacific and shed light on the current HIV epidemic amongst YKPs. The panel consisting of young key populations, youth innovators, the Ambassador of Health and Security Australia and the Government of Thailand will share ground-breaking programs, lessons learned, and testimonies from young key populations leaders. The side event will also offer good examples of YKP leadership and their contributions to the HIV response, including the COVID-19 response and share lessons learned from innovative HIV and SRHR programs targeted to YKP.


Youth LEAD, UNAIDS Asia Pacific, UNFPA Asia Pacific Region Office (APRO), UNICEF EAPRO and UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub


Vanessa Monley, Programme Officer at Youth LEAD
Ikka Noviyanti, Advocacy Officer at Youth LEAD
Dr Stephanie Williams, Australia Ambassador for Regional Health Security
Eamonn Murphy, UNAIDS Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific

Moderator: Maki Akiyama, UNFPA APRO

Ye Yu Shwe, Regional Adviser, Epidemiology and Response Monitoring, UNAIDS Asia and the Pacific
Fletcher Chui, Chair of the Board of Youth LEAD

Moderator: Jawying Lyster

Doan Thanh Tung, Executive Director at Lighthouse Social Enterrpise, Viet Nam
Professor Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit, Siriraj Hospital, Thailand
Legee Tamir, Project and Networking Officer at Youth LEAD
Applesta de Costa, Human Touch Foundation and a representative from the local government of Goa, India
Vanessa Monley, Youth LEAD

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/95396477986?pwd=aHVxZFlOVzVZeHBGK2lVenZlL3JTQT09

Meeting ID: 953 9647 7986
Passcode: 457046

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