The Issue

The Challenges

UNICEF in action

AIDS Conference in Vienna

Resources on HIV and AIDS


Experiences from the field


Injecting Drug Users in Albania-Factsheet-2008

Capacity Building Needs Assessment for Organizations Working with Most-at-Risk Adolescents-Albania-2009

Behavioral Survey-HIV-STI among Most-at-Risk Adolescents in Tirana, Albania-2008

Break the Cycle Case Study – Albania-2010

Don’t Forget About Us – Children Living with HIV/AIDS in Albania-2011

Descriptive Mapping of Drug Use Hot Spots in Albania-2009

Bosnia & Herzegovina

HIV Risk Behaviors Among Injecting Drug Users-Bosnia & Herzegovina-2007

Review of Legislation, Policies and Practices for adolescent access to HIV-related information and health services-Bosnia & Herzegovina-2007

Female Injecting Drug Users-Qualitative Study-Bosnia & Herzegovina-2009

Guidelines for Voluntary Testing & Counseling for HIV-Bosnia and Herzegovina-2009-(in Bosnian)


Assessment of Risk of HIV infection among Most-at-Risk Adolescents-Moldova-2009

International Journal of Drug Policy – Narrating the social relations of initiating injecting drug use: Transitions in self and society-Moldova-2011

Social Science & Medicine – “Back then” and “nowadays”: Social transition narratives in accounts of injecting drug use in an East European setting-Moldova-2012


Knowledge and Behavior of the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Youth Living in Collective Centers in Relation to HIV/AIDS Montenegro, 2008

Addressing Gender Issues among Vulnerable Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Adolescents through HIV Prevention-Montenegro-2010

National AIDS Strategy-Montenegro– 2010 to 2014–Awaiting Government Ratification


Drug Users Access to Sterile Injecting Equipment and Opiate Substitution Medication-Romania-2011

Evaluation of Programs for Most-at-Risk Adolescents-Romania-2010

Research Report on Most-at-Risk Adolescents-Romania-2009

M&E Prevention Intervention Framework for most-at-risk adolescents-Romania-2010


Prevalence and risk of HIV among injecting drug users –Serbia-2009

Strategy on HIV infection and AIDS-Serbia-2011-2015

Questionnaire For Survey among Intravenous Drug Users-Serbia-2009


Capacity Building Needs Assessment Tool-Ukraine-2007

Review of evidence on HIV/AIDS and most-at-risk adolescents and young people-Ukraine-2008

Law of Ukraine–AIDS Prevention-Ukraine-2009

Adolescent Female Sex Workers-Targeted Intervention Model-Ukraine-2010

Street-based adolescents at high risk of HIV-JECH-Ukraine-2010

Stakeholder Analysis Toolkit-Services for most-at-risk children and adolescents-Ukraine-2009

Law of Ukraine-HIV prevention, treatment, care and support to HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS-Ukraine-2009-2013

Law of Ukraine-HIV prevention, treatment, care and support to HIV positive people and patients with AIDS-Organizational Activities-Ukraine-2009-2013

Law of Ukraine-HIV prevention, treatment, care and support to HIV positive people and patients with AIDS-Prevention among vulnerable groups-Ukraine-2009-2013

Regional Overview

Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV and Young People-Guidance Briefs-UNICEF-New York-2008

Research Toolkit for programs with most-at-risk adolescents and young people-UNICEF-LSHTM-London-2009

Injecting Behavior and Service Use among Young IDU in Albania, Moldova, Romania and Serbia-Abstract-2012

Course Summary-Understanding the Focus on MARYP in Concentrated and Low Prevalence HIV Epidemics-Bangkok-2011

Adolescents and Risk in Eastern Europe,  Assessing Harm Reduction Needs, Bangkok-2009

Capacity Assessment Tools for Organizations working with Most-at-Risk Adolescents-UNICEF-Geneva-2008

Core indicators for Programs intended for Most-At-Risk Adolescents (including UNGASS)-UNICEF-Geneva-2008

Development and Evaluation of the Drug Use Screening Tool for Young People-Kent, U.K.

Ethical guidance for conducting quantitative research with adolescents engaging in HIV risk behaviour-UNICEF-Geneva-2008

Ethical and protection issues in HIV programming for adolescents engagingin HIV risk behaviour-UNICEF-Geneva-2008

Manual on Programming to prevent HIV in most at-risk adolescents-UNICEF-Geneva-2008

Consultation Report-Strategic Information and HIV Prevention among Most-at-Risk Adolescents-UNICEF-Geneva-2009

Break the Cycle: opportunities and challenges for preventing initiation into injecting in Eastern Europe-U.K.-2010

Providing Comprehensive Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for Most-at-Risk Adolescents and Young People–Training of Trainers Course Curriculum-UNFPA-Istanbul-2012

Police harassment of most-at-risk young people in Eastern Europe-Abstract-U.K. 2010



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