Ministers from the Region Reaffirmed the ESA Commitment during a 2-Year Progress Meeting at the 2016 International AIDS Conference

This reaffirmation was expressed in the ministerial call to action aptly titled Let’s Step Up and Deliver! A Ministerial Call to Action for accelerating the delivery of comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA).

Ministers and Representatives of Government re-affirmed their commitment. What is new going forward?

Ministers and other stakeholders also reiterated the importance of intensifying efforts to support country implementation. Key steps to be taken to reach the 2020 targets are outlined in the roadmap that was agreed upon.