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Limited Edition Levi’s Shirt by Milky Chance for Youth against AIDS

Levi Strauss & Co continues its commitment for Youth Against AIDS with a very special collaboration. The brand from San Francisco accompanies the internationally successful education initiative “Youth against AIDS” on their way to the International AIDS Conference AIDS 2018 in Amsterdam and has designed a Batwing Tee with the band Milky Chance for the volunteers. The shirt was presented to the public as part of the San Francisco Pride and will be sold exclusively as part of the one-week event in Amsterdam – the largest public health event in the world. The goal is to use the special shirt […]

Youth against AIDS and Gilead Sciences Join Forces to build a new generation of Youth Leadership in the global HIV response at the International AIDS Conference

Youth against AIDS (YAA) today announced that it will partner with Gilead Sciences to launch its ‘Youth Headquarters’ at the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) from 20 to 27 July in Amsterdam, 2018. Through this initiative, – hundreds of young volunteers from all over the world will be trained in various skill workshops by the award-winning educational initiative Youth against AIDS. Subsequently, these volunteers will implement educational projects and raise awareness with campaigns and social media work together with Youth against AIDS in their home countries, setting an example of how communities can work together in the fight against HIV/AIDS. […]

Youth Headquarters in Amsterdam unites hundreds of young people in the fight against AIDS

We need a new generation of youth leadership in the global fight against HIV. That’s why Youth against AIDS (YAA) brings hundreds of youth activists from all around the world as ambassadors to the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. The Youth Headquarter hosted by Park Inn by Radisson is open to all interested young people up to the age of 28, invited guests and journalists. Admission is free. Individual press tours on request. On July 20, the gates of the Youth Headquarters of Youth Against AIDS in Amsterdam will open. Thousands of young people from all over the world […]

Vivian from Kenya: “We’re the generation that can end AIDS!”

This year, we are official partner of the 22nd International AIDS Conference that takes place in Amsterdam. On this occasion, we invited a total of 300 volunteers from all over the world to join us, present their projects and to network. We want the voice of youth to be heard not only in Amsterdam, but everywhere. Because we are the generation that can end AIDS. And these are our stories …

YAA partners with APACC in Hong Kong

The work of Youth Against AIDS and the numerous young people who are volunteering in the international association, takes place practically and in direct exchange with other educational initiatives and young people. Events such as the Asia Pacific AIDS & Co-infections Conference (APACC) in Hong Kong, which takes place June 27-30 in Hong Kong’s Convention & Exhibition Center, are important for the youth association. Youth Against AIDS and main sponsor Gilead are actively involved in the event, which offers itself as an immense exchange platform for the progress in AIDS prevention. The main focus of the APACC is to connect […]

This is us, this is YAA: Our Team-Lead Frederik Bümel

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. Today, we would like to introduce you to our Team-Lead Frederik Bümel, who is responsible for the Finance Unit.

This is us, this is YAA: Our Team-Lead Lukas Werlich

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. After our Team-Leads Anne and Jakob, you get to know Lukas, the Team-Lead of our Team Content.

YAA with the German Foreign Office at the “March of Equality” in Kiev

Youth Against AIDS (YAA) demonstrated together with the Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth (SPD) at this year’s Pride in Kiev to fight for the rights of LGBTIQ’s and against discrimination. YAA-CEO and chairman of the board Daniel Nagel marched together with the Minister of State as part of his delegation and strengthened the solidarity for oppressed minorities in Eastern Europe. YAA complemented the international team including the German and Swedish ambassador, UN-members and local organizations who all committed themselves for respect and acceptance in the society. The LGBTIQ-community in the Ukraine is put under hard repressions and therefore […]

This is us, this is YAA: Our Team-Lead Jakob Kirfel

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. Today, we introduce you to our Team-Lead Jakob Kirfel who is responsible for the Organization and Logistic unit.

This is us, this is YAA: Our Team-Lead Anne Michael

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. After you have already met our board, we would like to introduce you to our Team-Leads, starting with Anne, Team-Lead in the Education unit.

Youth Against AIDS celebrates Pride in Tel Aviv with Gilead Sciences

Youth Against AIDS followed the invitation of Gilead Sciences to the Tel Aviv Pride. As the main sponsor of the Youth Against AIDS activities in the context of AIDS 2018, the company supports the association, enabling young people around the world to engage in an enlightened society. Above all, Gilead sees a huge importance in the role of the youth in international prevention, which is why the company supports Youth Against AIDS in its campaign for the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. In Tel Aviv, the chairman of the Youth Against AIDS board, Daniel Nagel, had the opportunity to discuss […]

4 questions to German Ambassador Martin Schäfer

During our trip to South Africa, our CEO Daniel Nagel had the opportunity to speak with German Ambassador Martin Schäfer about the role of the youth in the fight against HIV and AIDS. In Petroia, they also focused on our global initiative AIDS2018, which aims to mobilize volunteers for the World AIDS Conference in Amsterdam.

This is us, this is YAA: Our board member Roman Malessa

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. Today we introduce our board member Roman Malessa to you.

Youth against AIDS presents volunteer program in South Africa

The international education initiative Youth against AIDS (YAA) presented its actual campaign together with  Linda-Gail Bekker, President of the International AIDS Society (IAS), in South Africa. As the official partner of this year’s International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, YAA invites youth activists from South Africa to stand up for the concerns of their generation. YAA offers young people the chance to apply for a scholarship, become part of the conference’s youth program and implement projects in their home countries after the conference. AIDS is still one of the leading causes of death today, especially in South Africa. Today, according to official […]

This is us, this is YAA: Our board member Marlon Jost

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. Today is Marlons turn, who is another YAA-board member.

This is us, this is YAA: Our board member Jonathan Blechschmidt

Young people from all over the planet are involved with Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who’s pulling strings, what does their field of work look like and what’s their motivation to travel the world and spread the word. To give you an inside look behind the scenes, we will introduce to you the people who represent YAA during the upcoming weeks. You already got to know more about our CEO Daniel and our CHRO Lennart, and now it’s Jonathan’s turn.

Youth against AIDS empowers young people in Brazil

The international initiative Youth against AIDS (YAA) is enforcing the role of the youth in the fight against HIV/AIDS. As official partner of this year’s 22nd International AIDS Conference, YAA will invite activists from Brazil to represent their generation’s interests this summer in Amsterdam. YAA gives young people the chance to apply for a scholarship, to be part of a special youth program at AIDS2018 and the opportunity to realize projects in their home country after the conference. Deadline for applications is the 20th of May. Today, AIDS is still one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In Brazil […]

This is us, this is YAA: Our board member Lennart Falk

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. After our CEO Daniel, you get to know our board member Lennart Falk.

This is us, this is YAA: Our CEO Daniel Nagel

Young people from all over the world are committed to Youth Against AIDS (YAA). But who is working for our organisation, how does our work look like and why do we actually do what we’re doing? To get you a glimpse behind the scenes, we are going to introduce you to the faces and stories behind YAA in the next few weeks. Let’s start with our CEO Daniel Nagel, who invites you to his YAA-world in an interview.

“It’s incredibly exciting to spread our values ​​around the world!”

To ensure that the wishes and views of young people from all over the world are also represented at this year’s World AIDS Conference, our CEO Daniel Nagel and our CHRO Lennart Falk have spent the last few days in India. Just before the two of them return to Germany, Lennart gives you an insight into the most important meetings and the most exciting experiences in India.

Park Inn… Sloterdijk Station, 15 min from RAI
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