LIVE UPDATE FROM #SARSYC2019. Lusaka, Zambia Day Two

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0900 Day 2 of the conference has begun on a high note as delegates discuss the SADC SRHR Strategy and opportunities available for young people.

Yeukai Chuma SADC PF

0920 Mr. Yeukai Chuma from SADC PF outlines the outlines other opportunities that are there for young people in their advocacy through the SADC Parliamentary Forum including the Standing Committees, Various SRHR policy guidance documents, and laws and the regional credibility that comes with SADC.

Joy Manengu UNFPA

0930: Joy Manengu from UNFPA, has underscored the need for governments to ensure delivery of quality young friendly services as a commitment to the implementation of the SADC SRHR strategy.

0950: As the discussion on SADC SRHR Strategy took place, young people have questioned the adequacy of the consultation process done. They have further questioned the representation of youths in the process of developing the strategy #SARSYC2019

Jimmy Wilford

1000: Mr. Jimmy Wilford calms down the discussion by challenging young people not to wait for invitations, but to come forward and claim their space. He notes that as events take place, young people should not wait to be invited.

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