Business Case Regional Consultation, South Africa 2010


Consultation on operationalisation of the UNAIDS Outcome Framework and Business Case on empowering young people to protect themselves from HIV in East and Southern Africa, 5-6 May 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Concept                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Participants
  • Outcomes 


A Consultation was held on May 5-6, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa in order to:

  • Review the status of the HIV among young people, the current policy and programming response in the priority countries (first wave and second wave) and identify effective programmes and gaps;
  • Discuss the UNAIDS Outcome Framework Business Case on Empowering Young People to Protect Themselves from HIV in the national contexts of priority countries and adapt it to the regional context; and
  • Agree on a methodology for the roll-out of the Business Case in the countries from the region with the aim of scaling up quality evidence-informed programmes for young people.

The concept note can be downloaded here


The meeting was attended by representatives from UN country teams engaged on HIV prevention among young people in 11 UNAIDS Priority Countries (Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe) as well as UN sub-regional and global Advisors on HIV and young people


  • UN Country Teams developed a common understanding of the UN Outcome Framework and the Business Case on Empowering Young People to Protect themselves from HIV and adjusted the Business case to their regional context.
  • Participants developed plans for rolling out the Business Case in the priority countries with clear roles and responsibilities of the different UN Un its (Country, Regional, and HQ Teams)