NETWORKING MEETINGS

Sexual Rights Committee

Facilitator: Tommi Paalanen (WAS Advisory Committee), Yuko Higashi (WAS Advisory Committee)

Venue: Meridian Hall
Time (1 hour time frames): Sunday, May 28, 12:30–13:30

Meeting of the members of the Sexual Rights Committee of WAS. The meeting is for discussing organisation and activities of the committee for the next term, and to provide updates about current sexual rights issues around the world.

At 13:30 there will be a round-table session open for everyone who have questions and interests in the committee and its activities, especially those who can provide input on ways to enhance the impact of the committee's work.

Reach out with any questions: Michaela Jurčeková, jurcekova@associationhouse.cz


Sexuality Education Committee

Facilitator: Osmo Kontula (WAS Advisory Committee)

Venue: Meridian Hall
Time (30 minutes time frames): Monday, May 29, 10:30–11:00

Meeting of WAS members who have interests in sexuality education. The aim of the meeting is to discuss of networking and collaboration in sexuality education after WAS conference in Prague. It would be valuable to exchange experiences of difficulties to implement sexuality education programs in WAS member countries as well as to get to know of the latest positive examples in this sphere of activity. You are welcome to this meeting that is organized by WAS Sexuality Education Committee.

Reach out with any questions: Michaela Jurčeková, jurcekova@associationhouse.cz


Developing Research on Sexualities at WAS

Facilitator: Alain Giami (WAS Advisory Committee), Pedro Nobre (WAS Scientific Committee)

Venue: Meridian Hall
Time (1 hour time frames): Monday, May 29, 13:00–14:00

Since research is considered as an important activity for sexologists, the proposed session aims at developing a network of sexologists, sexual health professionals and academics interested in research. Participants to this session will share their research experience and their expectations in terms of research training, methodological support, topics to be studied and establishing networks for collaborative and comparative international research. One of the objective of the network could be to build a research agenda including an international project at the intersection of sexual health / human rights and seek for funding among European and global organizations.

Reach out with any questions: Michaela Jurčeková, jurcekova@associationhouse.cz


Youth Initiative

Facilitator: Stefano Eleuteri (Vice-Chair of the Youth Initiative Committee)

Venue: Meridian Hall
Time (30 minutes time frames): Tuesday, May 30, 10:30–11:00

This session will provide information about the activities that the WAS Youth Initiative has undertaken, as well as about student membership.

Reach out with any questions: Michaela Jurčeková, jurcekova@associationhouse.cz


Membership

Facilitator: Elna Rudolph (WAS Advisory Committee)

Venue: Meridian Hall
Time (30 minutes time frames): Tuesday, May 30, 14:00–14:30

Are you interested in meeting other members of WAS to enlarge your network? Are you interested in becoming a member of WAS? Do you have questions or suggestions regarding membership of WAS? Would you like to serve on the Membership Committee during the next administration? We need a representative from each continent! Come and rub shoulder with like-minded individuals in the field of Sexual Health, Sexology, Sexual Rights and Sex Education!

Reach out with any questions: Michaela Jurčeková, jurcekova@associationhouse.cz


World Sexual Health Day Committee

Facilitator: Nadine Terrein-Roccatti (WAS Advisory Committee)

Venue: Meridian Hall
Time (30 minutes time frames): Wednesday, May 31, 11:00–11:30

Who can attend: Members and non-members, anyone who is interested in networking with others who have or want to organize an event for the WSHD, exchange ideas to make WSHD a bigger celebration, that includes academic events, advocacy (to involve politicians and governments), media events, social events and the possibility to raise money for WAS, promoting sexual health and rights through the celebration of the WSHD.

Reach out with any questions: Michaela Jurčeková, jurcekova@associationhouse.cz