UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel meetingNewly elected members of the UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) met at UNFPA Country Office, Kyiv, on 28 September, 2007. The main goal of YAP is to provide assistance to UNFPA in coordination of activities targeting young people and develop recommendations regarding future activities. UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel meetingNewly elected members of the UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) met at UNFPA Country Office, Kyiv, on 28 September, 2007. The main goal of YAP is to provide assistance to UNFPA in coordination of activities targeting young people and develop recommendations regarding future activities.

UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel meetingNewly elected members of the UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) met at UNFPA Country Office, Kyiv, on 28 September, 2007. The main goal of YAP is to provide assistance to UNFPA in coordination of activities targeting young people and develop recommendations regarding future activities.

In the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Borys Vornyk, UNFPA Assistant Representative, highlighted UNFPA youth strategy and emphasized the importance of UNFPA collaboration with youth. Further discussions were facilitated by Mr.Rustam Logaj, YAP Chair, and student of Lviv State University of Vital Activity Safety.

The agenda of the meeting was, as follows:

  • Information about International Peer-Education Network - Y-PEER;
  • Information about UNFPA National Youth Network - KRONA;
  • Development of video-guide for peer-educators safe behaviour promotion among young people;
  • Presentation of Campaign ‘Stand Up and Speak Out Against Poverty and Inequality';
  • Development of a YAP workplan for 2007-2008;
  • Information about the manual ‘Standards in Peer Education';
  • Presentation of successful experience in safe behaviour promotion among students at Kharkiv National University of Economics;
  • Development of a poster dedicated to safe behaviour promotion among young people.

The next meeting of YAP members will be at UNFPA Youth Conference "Healthy youth - healthy future" to be held in Yalta, on 19-21 October, 2007.