Working as the HIV/AIDS Focal Poiint for the peacekeeping mission in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for the last four years I have found that "low prevalent environments" such as Cyprus are extremely high risk for peacekeepers who feel they are not at risk and are in a "safe" environemnt where they can relaxe and enjoy what the island has to offer which includes "sun,sex and the beach". The level of preventative communication campaigns varies from one troop contributing country to another as do their testing policies. It is imperative that an aggresive campaign is in place by the United Nations in order to protect not only the troops, but also the host country population as well as the credibility of the organisation. I am keen to work on effective communication tools in getting the message to the various groups and empowering them to continue spreading the message both within their contingents and when they return home. Outreach within the local community to youth groups is also an objective I have.