The International AIDS Conference took place from 18 to 22 July 2016 in Durban, South Africa. The conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic, as it represents a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward.

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More than 100 young people from around the world gathered together in Durban, on the 16th and 17th of July 2016 for a Pre-Conference. You can see a summary of the Youth Pre-Conference in photos and social media updates available at: 

Young people at the International AIDS Conference 2016 came together as inspired and determined youth leaders who believe that young people must be fully involved in the entire HIV/AIDS response in a meaningful way.  As they recognize the importance of this AIDS Conference as a crucial milestone in the HIV prevention movement, they developed the AIDS 2016 Youth Outcome Statement that you can read here: