The conference supported by UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE), WHO and UNICEF and organized by the International Association for Adolescent Health and Moldavian Health for Youth Association will take place on 3-5 October 2018 in Chisinau,
Moldova and will be devoted to the promotion of adolescent health and wellbeing, including by means of comprehensive sexuality education.
The Conference will address the issues related to sexual and reproductive health of adolescents, accessibility of adolescent-friendly medical services and sexuality education; mental health and prevention of violence, self-harm and suicide; prevention and treatment of chronic illnesses; the influence of gender stereotypes, migration, and social media on the behavior and health of adolescents, as well as youth participation in health promotion.
In addition to plenary sessions and thematic sessions, pre-conference interactive skill-building workshops and debates will take place during the conference. The conference working languages are English, Russian
and Romanian; translation will be provided.
Experts from Eastern, Central and Western Europe and Central Asia who work to improve the health and well-being of adolescents (health professionals of all disciplines, social workers, youth workers, teachers and pastoral staff from the education sector, youth justice workers, national and local government policymakers and NGO staff) are invited to participate in the conference.
Those wishing to present at thematic sessions can submit abstracts on the conference official website.