This conference will highlight the links between health and education as global public goods, and explore common challenges as well as learning opportunities. Focussing on ‘Health workforce development’, ‘Safe and healthy school environments’ and ‘Community engagement/awareness-raising for health and education’.
Sensoa is co-organizing an afternoon session titled “Two Birds, One Stone” with VVOB, Plan Belgium and ICRH, which will look at how comprehensive sexuality education and programmes addressing school-related gender-based violence contribute to better sexual and reproductive health and education outcomes. During this session Johanna Herat (UNESCO) will focus on a number of CSE case studies where the UNESCO Guidelines on Sexuality Education have been guiding, highlighting a number of good practices of CSE programmes, the lessons learned and to what extent the updated UNESCO guidelines will respond to ASRHR needs. The session will be moderated by Sietske Steneker of UNFPA Brussels.
Admission to the conference is free but registration is required by May 8 the latest.