GYAT Network

February 27, 2009

Youth Advocacy-Related Sessions & Events at the WCTOH
Note: all people mentioned are GYAT members who will be presenting and/or who contributed to the presentation

March 9

Oral Session: Marketing and New Products
Location: Trident – Rooftop
Cross-Border Campaign to End Tobacco Sponsorship of a U.S. Jazz Singer's Concert in Indonesia (Dina Kania/Anna White)

March 10

Wear an Orange Ribbon Today to Support Youth Advocacy!

Poster Session: Youth Advocacy
Time: 10:00-10:30, 13:00-13:30, and 15:00-15:30
Location: AC Hangar at the Parking lot of NCPA
▪ Taking the Lead: Youth activism in South America (Veronica Sandler)
▪ The Need to Encourage More Teenagers as "Volunteers Against Tobacco Smoking" (VATS) in the Developing World (Seye Omiyefa)
▪ Tobacco Control Activism amongst the Youth in Ghana (Labram Musah Massawudu)
▪ Youth Rising Up: The Global Youth Action on Tobacco Network (Holly Aprea/Anna White)
▪ Global Youth Action on Tobacco: Cross-Border Collaboration in Lucknow, India (Holly Aprea/Bobby Ramakant/Nicole Sutton/Anna White)

Also, at same time, in the "Tobacco Industry Monitoring" section:
▪ The Tobacco Industries are Killing Millions to Make Billions (Gbenga Adejuwon)

Oral Session: Youth Advocacy, Attitude, and Media
Time: 15:30 – 16:30
Location: NCPA- East Room 1
▪ Smokefree at Work Youth Advocacy Pilot Program (in Algeria and Tunisia) (Sylvana Rochet Belleri)

Youth Press Event for Strong Global Implementation of the FCTC

: 16:00-17:00
Location: TBD
Organized by: HRIDAY, Salaam Bombay Foundation; Endorsed by the GYAT Network

Walkathon for Smoke-Free Public Places
me: 17:00-17:30
Location: NCPA to Cricket Club of India (CCI)
Organized by: HRIDAY, Salaam Bombay Foundation; Endorsed by the GYAT Network

Symbolic Bonfire to Support Tobacco Control Advocacy
(on the eve of Holi)
Time: 17:30-18:30
Location: Cricket Club of India (CCI)
Organized by: HRIDAY, Salaam Bombay Foundation; Endorsed by the GYAT Network

WCTOH Networking Event
Time: 19:00-21:00
Location: Cricket Club of India (CCI)

GYAT members will be available to chat with WCTOH attendees interested in learning more about GYAT and discussing how to integrate youth into their tobacco control advocacy campaigns

March 11

Panel Discussion 8: Global Youth Against Tobacco
Time: 15:30-16:30
Location: See conference program
Participants: Monika Arora (moderator), Holly Aprea (panelist)

Oral Session: Countering Target Marketing
Time: 15:30-16:30
Location: NCPA - Little Theatre
▪ Killer Quotes! Using Tobacco Industry Documents to Create an Interactive Campaign (Holly Aprea)
▪ REAL Girl Talk Campaign: Counter-marketing for the tobacco industry’s focus on teenage girls (Nicole Sutton)
▪ US Advocates Responses to Camel No. 9 and THE FARM (Miranda Wang/April Kusper)

March 12

Closing Plenary
Time: 12:00-13:00
Will include overview of youth activities conducted March 6-12

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