Thursday 05 October 2023
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Bahr El Ghazal Prof. Dr. Victor Laku Kwajok, on Thursday 05 October 2023, attended the closing day of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education Orientation Workshop, organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at ATM Hotel in Wau.
The two days Workshop focused on the concept of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), Genesis of CSE in South Sudan, Analysis of CSE in Eastern and Southern Africa and South Sudan, Analysis on HIV in South Sudan, the National Strategic Plan, the way forward for strengthening MOGEI, early and unintended pregnancy in ESA and South Sudan.
The workshop also discussed the status of the sexual reproductive health of students and tertiary institutions in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, Psycho Social support, counseling and guidance and supporting the education sector and young people out of school, and other topics.
Speaking during the closing day, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Bahr El Ghazal Prof. Dr. Victor Laku Kwajok, thanked the UNESCO for bringing together all the experts and stakeholders to deliberate about Comprehensive Sexuality Education in South Sudan.
“We thank UNESCO for the funding that has happened to keep us here to come out with the document that we need to see, and we assure that what so ever we have done we actually have to (implement) the resolution that we’ve drawn out”, He said.
“Let’s be very serious, let’s implement it, let’s see that we have done something, if we have not done it before let’s do it this time”, he added.
“Thank you very much, for giving me the chance to talk, as we have deliberated enough for the workshop that we have done, I declare that our meeting is closed and we go with the guidance of almighty God”, Laku concluded.
The workshop was attended by senior administrators from the University of Bahr El Ghazal, including the Academic Registrar Prof. Charles Epiphanio Wani, and consultant for CSE Dr. Otim Gama from University of Juba and Mr. Kumi Alison, as well as representatives from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).