Regional Advanced Y-PEER Training of trainers for Eastern Europe and Central Asia for 2012
Location:Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The Regional Advanced Y-PEER Training of trainers for Eastern Europe and Central Asia took place between the 21th and 31th of October 2012 in hotel RIU Pravetz, Bulgaria. The training was aimed at improving the capacity of young people within the Y-PEER network in the region.
40 participants and a team of seven trainers took part in training. The participants have gained competence in planning and realizing trainings of peer educators in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights. They also received certificates for their new roles of focal points within their national networks. Additionally, three of the training days were devoted to a specialized training in two modules and two groups – “Advocacy and Policy Dialogue” and “HIV Prevention among young people most at risk”, while every participant was free to choose which module is most relevant to his or her personal goals and to the needs of his or her national network. Trainers, specialists within the two fields also took part for the realization of the specialized training.
The expert and logistical component of the training have been implemented by the International Y-PEER PETRI Center with the financial and institutional support of the UNFPA Easter Europe and Central Asia Regional Office and the National center for public health and analysis within the Bulgarian Ministry of Health.