Change of SEYCOHAIDS conference dates

THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN AFRICAN YOUTH CONFERENCE ON HIV/AIDS & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHTS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
PRESS RELEASE
CHANGE OF CONFERENCE DATES
The organizers of The Southern and Eastern African Youth Conference on HIV/AIDs & Reproductive Health and Rights for Sustainable Development would like to inform partners, donors, the international community and the general public of a change of conference dates. The conference was initially planned to take place at Cresta Crossroads from 6th to 8th June 2012 in Lilongwe, Malawi. The conference has been rescheduled to take place from 6th to 8th November 2012 at the same venue.

The Southern and Eastern Youth Conference on HIV /AIDS SEYCOHAIDS 2012, is organised by Global Hope Mobilization-GLOHOMO, with the Malawi Government and in partnership with youth organizations, coalitions and networks, UN and governments working on HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health of young people in Africa. The SEYCOHAIDS 2012 is made up of youths from SADC, EAC, ECOWAS, COMESA and other youth networks such as Africa Youth Forum for Science and Technology, ATPS,
Global Youth Coalition on AIDS (GYCA) and AFRIYAN The conference dates have been changed because of the folding events in the country as well as tight schedules of international activities and pressing
events that have been lined up towards the month of June to October 2012. Malawi will host the African Union Conference in the month of July and World leaders and environmental activists who forms part of the speakers will also travel to Rio De Janeiro in the same month for the Rio+20 conference, including the International AIDS Conference in July in the USA


· Scholarships are closed
· Committees Applications are Closed
· Late breaker abstracts will be called mid May 2012
· Exhibitions are still open

For more information on the conference; please visit the conference website www.seyco2012.org

Or contact:
Ms. Maggie Ngwira
Conference Administrator
SEYCOHAIDS2012 secretariat
C/O GLOBAL HOPE MOBILISATION
P.O Box 444
Lilongwe
MALAWI
Tel: +265 (0) 1 727 730, Fax: 265 (0) 1727 730
Email: [email protected], [email protected]