The Programme Specialist provides technical and programmatic leadership in terms of UNFPA policy and strategy related to address adolescent sexual and reproductive health. The Programme Specialist, AYSRH contributes to policy making and strategies related to sexual and reproductive/maternal health and their inclusion in the global development agenda. The targets for achieving reduction of teenage pregnancy and child marriage are in line with the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets, as well as national development plans. Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health is an integral component of UNFPA’s overall strategy to improve maternal health and ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and the protection of reproductive rights. It includes interventions to prevent teenage pregnancy, child marriage, gender-based violence (GBV) and new infections of HIV.