The Power of Young People - Youth Champion Awards

30 July 2016

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Empower youth, boost their knowledge of sexual and reproductive health.

Event Info


When: Saturday, 30 July 2016 | 8:30am - 11:00am

Where: Imperial Garden Villa & Hotel

Organized around a panel discussion on “Empower Youth, Boost Their Knowledge of Sexual and Reproductive Health: Why & How?”the Power of Young People (PoYP) - Youth Champion Awards 2016 serves as a platform for young people to meet inspirational advocates of youth’s development, discuss and share their visions.  The event aims to raise youth’s awareness of the importance of sexual and reproductive health knowledge and encourage young people to discuss the topic openly with our panelists. On the occasion, the UNFPA Cambodia will also introduce the new PoYP Youth Champions.

 

About The Power of Young People - Youth Champion Awards


The Power of Young People – Youth Champion Awards campaign was launched in 2015 with the aim to acknowledge and honor the commitment of any individual who has been vocal and supportive in youth’s sexual and reproductive health knowledge and rights, gender equality and prevention against gender-based violence. The campaign has received 5K likes on Facebook since its inception.

 

Agenda


08:30am - 09:00am: Registration

09:00am - 09:05am: National Anthem

09:05am - 09:20am: Welcome Remarks by Dr. Marc G.L. Derveeuw, Country Representative of UNFPA Cambodia

09:20am - 10:05am: Panel Discussion - “Empower Youth, Boost Their Knowledge of Sexual and Reproductive Health: Why & How?”

Speakers
Mrs. Chhay Kimsotheavy, Director of School Health Department, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
Ms. Reth Sarita, Love9 TV presenter
Mr. Tong Soprach, Public Health Consultant & Columnist
Mr. Srun Srorn, Founder of CamASEAN Youth’s Future & LGBTI activist

ModeratorMs. Mey Monika, UNV Communication Officer, UNFPA Cambodia

10:05am - 10:35am: The Way Forward

New Power of Young People - Youth Champions
Professor Tung Rathavy, Director of the National Maternal and Child Health Center
Ms. Neang Sovathana (DJ Nana), Radio & TV host

10:35am - 11:40am: Closing remarks by Dr. Marc G.L. Derveeuw, Country Representative of UNFPA Cambodia                                                        

10:40am – 11:00am: Refreshment/Meet the panelists

 

Media Advisory


Press Release in Khmer and English
Contact
:
Ms. Sophanara Pen: 012 602 311 / sophanara@unfpa.org
Ms. Monika Mey: 092 818 684 / mey@unfpa.org

 

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