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THE 4TH EDITION OF THE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR SERIES 2018

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BACKGROUND TO THE 2018 EDITION OF THE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR SERIES

ADVOCATE FOR YOUTH, a youth centered international non-governmental organization registered in Uganda under section 16(1) of companies Act, Republic of Uganda, with registration number 185851 dated 11 July Sexuality Education is an important subject in Uganda. In recognition of the need to raise more awareness on this subject, the Hon. Ministry of Education and Sports has recently launched the National Sexuality Education Framework, which provides guidelines on how Sexuality Education should be handled in schools. There is an urgent need to disseminate this information far and wide among the Secondary Education sub-population.

The purpose of this year’s Executive Seminar for Head Teachers and Proprietors is to build the capacity or head teachers of Second Cycle Institutions in Uganda to enable them to champion the cause values-based Sexuality Education in Uganda Advocate For Youth is specialized in achieving the health goals through the Education system of African countries by engaging, in a unique manner, stakeholders in the sector to tap the hidden resources for national development.

The Executive Seminar is an innovation of Advocate For Youth, organized with technical and advisory support from UNFPA, UNESCO and UNAIDS, and Reproductive Health Uganda, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education. 2014 with its registered address at 2nd floor in Buddu House, plot Number 58, Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda and having its regional head office in Accra, Ghana.

Theme for this year’s Executive Seminar

The Secondary Education Sub-Sector as a Nexus for the promotion of Value-Based Sexuality Education – The Role of Head Teacher Empowerment.

In attendance:

  • Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education – Chief Guest

Keynote address:

  • Country Representative, United Nations Mission, Uganda
  • Vice Chancellor, International University of East Africa

Other Special Guests:

  • Country Representative, UNFPA
  • National Program Coordinator, UNESCO
  • Secretary General, UNATCOM
  • Director, Basic and Secondary Education, MoES
  • Program Director, Reproductive Health Uganda
  • Executive Director, Advocate For Youth
  • Chairperson, ASSHU
  • Chairperson, Private Schools

Participation:

  • Over 1000 Head Teachers and proprietors of Secondary Schools from over 100 districts across the country

Date and time:

  • July 12th and 13th, 2018 at 8:00 am to 5 pm on both days

Venue:

  • Auditorium, International University of East Africa

Media Partner:

  • NTV Uganda

Other Partners:

  • International University for East Africa
  • Marie Stopes Uganda

Advocate For Youth is committed to building partnerships that produce positive synergies between government agencies, NGOs, the private sector and other relevant institutions. The organization is specialized in the empowerment of adolescents and young people in Second Cycle Institutions within Africa.

With more than 14 years of rich multiple country experience in working with Ministries of Education and of health to design innovative ways of engaging this marginalized demographic and projecting their voices. We have our unique BCC approach of engendering and fostering an effective dialogue among adolescents and young people as a strategy for:

  • Improving knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Preventing HIV/AIDS and STIs among adolescents and young people in Africa
  • Reducing the Family Planning
  • keeping them safe from abuse and exploitation

Aim, through our innovative projects, to help accelerate progress towards the achievement of:

  • Sustainable Development Goal 3 (Health, with a focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights)
  • Preventing HIV/AIDS and STIs among adolescents and young people in Africa
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4 (education, with a focus on improving quality of education outcomes) and
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5 (Gender Equality)

Why you should partner with us:

  • Advocate For Youth has a unique BCC approach that can catalyze progress towards meeting your targets for Adolescent SRHR
  • We are a trusted entry point to schools all over the country
  • We have more than 14 years of experience in school-based promotion of SRHR in Africa
  • We have the knowhow to effectively implement your school-based SRHR interventions
  • Our approach is unique, and we complement, rather than compete with existing approaches
  • We work within the rules of the country
  • We know the education system of many countries in Africa
  • We are known and trusted by Ministries of Education and health in Africa

TO EXHIBIT AT THE 4TH EDITION OF THE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR SERIES PLEASE DO NOT PAY CASH TO ANYONE

BENEFITS FOR EXHIBITORS

  1. We will provide your company/organization with space to mount a stand during the 2-day seminar
  2. Your logo will be printed behind the program to be printed for the seminar
  3. Your company/organization will be acknowledged by the MC during the seminar
  4. Your company/organization will be allowed to display your paraphernalia at designated point during the seminar
  5. Your sales people / representatives will have the opportunity to interact with over 1000 Head Teachers from more than 100 districts throughout the country
  6. Your representatives will have the rare opportunity to network and make contacts with our high-profile guest speakers over a 2-day period
  7. Free lunch for a maximum of 3 representatives

PLEASE DO NOT PAY CASH TO ANYONE

Rate:

  • 1,000,000 Uganda Shillings only

Deadline:

  • July 10, 2018
  • Bank name: United Bank for Africa, Spear House Branch
  • Account name: Advocate For Youth
  • Account Number: 0103010641

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