Interpressnews reported on 2 December that on 1 December UNFPA Georgia CO marked the World AIDS Day in Batumi by conducting an informational-educational outdoor activity. Within the frames of the event, peer educators conducted outdoor activities and disseminated IEC materials about HIV/AIDS prevention. Peer educators represent youth, who successfully completed training, organized by UNFPA. The training was conducted by UNFPA partner organizations – the Caucasus Social Marketing Association (CSMA) and Georgian Youth Development and Education Association (GYDEA), according to the international standards.
Every year, on 1 December, UNFPA Georgia CO marks World AIDS Day. Currently, a total of 3,057 HIV/AIDS cases are registered in Georgia. Young people are one of the most vulnerable groups with regard to HIV/AIDS. UNFPA places special priority on youth development and their health promotion. Read in English: Interpressnews