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Michel Sidibé is the executive director of UNAIDS. The Joint United Nations Program is working towards stopping new HIV infections and ensuring that everyone living with HIV has access to HIV treatment. We had the chance to talk to Michel during the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. Here’s what he thinks about the possibilities the youth has to help ending AIDS.

Owen Ryan was the Executive Director of the International AIDS Society (IAS) – one of the worlds largest membership associations for people who are working on the front line of HIV. At the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam we had the opportunity to talk to him and discuss the role of the youth when it comes to fighting HIV and AIDS.

Milky Chance Youth against AIDS Levi's

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 […]

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 …

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. […]

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 […]

Youth against AIDS launched the global movement for AIDS 2018 in Mumbai, India.

Today, more than 37 million people worldwide are still infected with HIV. The international education initiative Youth Against AIDS (YAA) wants to change that and end AIDS. As the official partner of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018), it is now continuing its fight against AIDS worldwide. Following the international campaign launch in New York, the education initiative presented its global Youth against AIDS (YAA) movement in New Delhi and Mumbai and not only collaborates internationally with organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) or UNAIDS, but also partnerships with various NGOs to put an end to HIV and AIDS […]

Owen Ryan (left) and Daniel Nagel presented the partnership of IAS and YAA in Geneva.

To end HIV it depends on the youth. That’s why Youth against AIDS (YAA) brings more than 300 youth activists from all around the world in summer as ambassadors to the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. From the 23rd to the 27th of July AIDS 2018 will be the most important meeting on HIV / AIDS in the world. As an official partner of the International AIDS Society (IAS), the youth education initiative continues to position itself as the first point of contact for young people from all over the world in the fight against HIV / AIDS. “AIDS […]