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Olympism To Harness The Power Of Sport

One of the core tenets of Olympism is to harness the power of sport in advancing the holistic development of humanity, aiming to foster a peaceful society that prioritizes the preservation of human dignity.

Our Vision

STOP HIV is recognized as best practice with sport fully utilized to deliver education and prevent HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections among the youth of Oceania.

Our Objective

Improved knowledge, a reduction in stigma and discrimination, and safer sexual practices among the sporting community of Oceania

Our Goal

Develop National STOP HIV frameworks that are sustainable and locally managed in 8 National Olympic Committees by 2012.

How?

1. Through a coaching curriculum that uses sports/games to engage youth and bring about behavior change

2. Trained athlete role models (STOP HIV Champions) to inspire and educate the youth in their sports and communities.

3. Key sporting events as a platform from which to deliver education in an engaging and non-confrontational environment.

4. Through forging partnerships between National Olympic Committees National AIDS Councils and other development agencies

Where We Work

STOP HIV enjoys a presence in American Samoa, the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu. We work primarily through the National Olympic Committees with a focus on partnering with National AIDS Councils, Ministries, NGOs, and UN agencies to deliver and implement.

Brief History

In 2005, UNAIDS signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Olympic Committee to involve the world of sport more actively in the response to HIV.

The Sports Training and Outreach Program on HIV (STOP HIV) is a regional Pacific Program managed by the Oceania National Olympic Committees. Its origins stem from the global partnership between the IOC and UNAIDS and a regional partnership between The Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS)/UNAIDS/The Asia Pacific Leadership Forum (APLF)/The Pacific Islands AIDS Foundation (PIAF)/The Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) and The Secretariat of Pacific Community (SPC).

Launched in March 2008 at the ONOC General Assembly in Nadi, Fiji, STOP HIV operates through the National Olympic Committees and National Sports Federations, utilizing the power of sport to deliver education and prevent the transmission of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections amongst the youth of the Pacific aged between 15 – 29years.

The FASANOC STOP HIV Project is in its 3rd year of implementation whilst the VASANOC STOP HIV Project enters its 2nd year.

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