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Fwd: Call for applications to attend Y+ Leadership Meeting, inAmsterdam, November 2011
Aug 29th, 2011 - 08:24:37
Concept Note for Y+ Leadership Programme.pdf
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From: Adam Garner
Date: Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:11 PM
Subject: Call for applications to attend Y+ Leadership Meeting, in
Amsterdam, November 2011
To: "youthconsultation (at) worldaidscampaign.org" <
youthconsultation (at) worldaidscampaign.org>, "
hivyoungleadersfund (at) googlegroups.com" ,
"ypluslistserve (at) googlegroups.com"
*Please share widely among your networks.
GNP+ would like to invite young people living with HIV to apply to attend a
meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in November 2011.
The meeting will be the final part of a consultative process through which
we are developing a Leadership Programme for young people living with HIV,
as a part of the Y+ Programme. The first part of the consultative process
begins with e-consultations and focus group discussions taking place in
September and October - (more information will be coming about these
consultations in the next few days).
The Y+ Leadership Programme will support young people living with HIV to
acquire the skills and experience required to take on leadership roles
within the positive community and throughout the HIV response, at the
community, national, regional and global levels. Attached you will find a
concept note for the development of the leadership programme for further
We are looking for a small number of individuals to attend the consultative
meeting in November (1-2) 2011, in Amsterdam, with a number of other YPLHIV
and established leaders and key stakeholders. The purpose of the meeting is
to get a fuller understanding of the leadership capacity needs of YPLHIV and
what enablers and challenges exist to enhance this capacity. This will
inform the final stage of the programme design process.
You are eligible to apply if:
- You are under the age of 30 and openly living with HIV.
- You are able to speak fluent English, as the meeting will be conducted
- You are connected to a community, national, regional or global network
of people living with HIV or young people living with HIV.
- You have experience at the community, national, regional or global
level in the HIV response.
- You have some experience of other leadership support programmes.
We are particularly encouraging applications from young women living with
Please send your CV (Resume) and a statement of interest, explaining why you
would be a suitable participant in this meeting (no more than 750 words).
Also include a reference letter from a colleague or mentor who can support
Please send these documents in an email with your full name and contact
details to agarner (at) gnpplus.net *before CoB (GMT+1) Wednesday 7th* September.
We will inform all applicants by Tuesday 13th September if your application
We look forward to receiving your applications.
*Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+)*,* *PO Box 11726, 1001GS,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel:+31 204 234114~Fax:+31 204 234224 ~ agarner (at) gnpplus.net* *~
Skype:adam.garner1 ~ www.gnpplus.net
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