Side events

List of side events from Asia and the Pacific happening at the HLM 2021

Young key populations leadership and innovations in the HIV response in Asia and the Pacific

The young key populations’ side event at the High-Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS 2021 will highlight YKP specific issues from the Asia Pacific and shed light on the current HIV epidemic amongst YKPs. The panel consisting of young key populations, youth innovators, the Ambassador of Health and Security Australia and the Government of Thailand will share ground-breaking programs, lessons learned, and testimonies from young key populations leaders. The side event will also offer good examples of YKP leadership and their contributions to the HIV response, including the COVID-19 response and share lessons learned from innovative HIV and SRHR programs targeted to YKP.

Date and Time:

Monday 7th June 2021 at 13:00 – 14:30 (Bangkok Time)


Streamed live via YouTube | Facebook:

This side event is co-organised by Youth LEAD, UNAIDS Asia Pacific, UNFPA APRO, UNICEF EAPRO and UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

Sharing case studies for change: Celebrating and learning from civil society-led responses to HIV and COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific.

With the upcoming United Nations High-level Meeting on HIV and AIDS only days away, kickstart your HLM experience with the Asia – Pacific virtual side event!

This side event will showcase the strength of communities with speakers from different countries throughout Asia and the Pacific, celebrate their innovative and effective HIV & COVID-19 response and hear the lessons they have learned along the way. 

This will be an interactive panel-style event, with an opening address from Ambassador Mr Mitchell Fifield, Permanent Resident of Australia to the United Nations and Ambassador Mr Vitavas Srivihok, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations.

All are welcome! Please help us by sharing this event through your networks.


Monday 7th June 2021


  • 7:30am – 9:00am (New York, EDT)
  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm (Bangkok, Thailand)
  • 9:30pm – 11:00pm (Sydney, AEST)


This event will be streamed live via the UNAIDS Asia Pacific Facebook Page:

You can also join the meeting via Zoom to access English or Thai translation:

Joining info: Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 994 0588 0807

Passcode: 504433

For more information:

This event is being co-organised by key population networks from Asia and the Pacific; ANPUD, APCOM, APN+, APNSW, APTN ICWAP and Youth Lead. With support from AFAO and UNAIDS.


Australia and Thailand

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