A Fellow’s Experience: Consultation to Reduce Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean A Fellow’s Experience: Consultation to Reduce Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean

by Elmer Cornejo In December, I had the opportunity to travel to Trinidad and Tobago together with Stephen Diaz of the GOJoven Belize Alumni Association and Amber Pitts of the Department of Youth Service to participate in the High Level Consultation to reduce adolescent pregnancy in the Caribbean Region. All of my expenses were covered by the […]

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GOJoven Fellows organize First National Youth Conference for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Guatemala City GOJoven Fellows organize First National Youth Conference for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Guatemala City

Yesterday the City of Guatemala hosted the First National Youth Conference for Sexual and Reproductive Health. Approximately  175 youth and over 25 different civil organizations in Guatemala met at the Holiday Inn of Zone 10, in the City of Guatemala, to exchange their experiences in the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) […]

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GOJoven Fellow Elmer Cornejo has been selected to attend the Iberoamerican Conference 2013 in Panama GOJoven Fellow Elmer Cornejo has been selected to attend the Iberoamerican Conference 2013 in Panama

Elmer Cornejo (Belize, 2009) has been invited to participate in the Iberoamerican Conference 2013 in Panama (Vanguardia Iberoaméricana 2013 Panamá “Iberoámerica: Alianza para nuevos paradigmas”) this October 13th-16th. The conference recruits youth, community leaders, college students, and representatives of social and civic organizations that have worked in social causes in their communities. This year, over 200 young people of […]

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The First Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean The First Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Five GOJoven fellows attended the First Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean in Montevideo, Uruguay, this August 12-15, 2013. The conference was organized by the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Attendees from GOJoven were:  Wendy Aguilar and Gabriela Flores from Honduras, Wilson Campa […]

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GOJoven Fellows attend the 2013 Women Deliver Conference GOJoven Fellows attend the 2013 Women Deliver Conference

In late May, 2013, three GOJoven Fellows attended the Women Deliver Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on full competitive scholarships furnished by Women Deliver.  The conference brought together advocates from around the world to call for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women. Public Health Institute and GOJoven would like to congratulate Elmer […]

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PHI Heads to Women Deliver Conference PHI Heads to Women Deliver Conference

On May 28-30, the Public Health Institute (PHI) will head to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to join thousands of participants from around the world, including government leaders, policymakers, healthcare professionals, non-profit representatives, and corporate leaders, at this year’s Women Deliver conference, which promises to be “the largest global event of the decade to focus on the health […]

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Yamileth Caceres attends Puntos de Encuentro Youth Camp Yamileth Caceres attends Puntos de Encuentro Youth Camp

Yamileth Cáceres (Honduras 2012 Fellow) represented GOJoven at the Central American Youth Camp, “Making Alliances in Diversity,” implemented by Puntos de Encuentro, in Estelí, Nicaragua from January 20 to 31, 2013. The main objective of the camp was to create a space in which youth and adults of diverse identities and social movements of Nicaragua and Central […]

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GOJoven Regional Network/Global Youth Forum GOJoven Regional Network/Global Youth Forum

UNFPA invited Gabriela Flores (Honduras 2006) to facilitate an SRH-related breakout session at the International Conference on Population and Development’s (ICPD) Global Youth Forum in Bali, Indonesia, Dec 4-6 2012. The Forum will bring together over 900 delegates to agree on global recommendations for action on crucial issues that affect youth, including SRH. Esther Tahrir […]

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