Events Past Events UN High Level Meeting on AIDS

EMail Print

UN High Level Meeting on AIDS

Event 

UN High Level Meeting on AIDS
Title:
UN High Level Meeting on AIDS
When:
08.06.2011 - 10.06.2011
Where:
UN Headquarters, New York -

Description

In 2011 a high-level meeting will take place during the 65th session of the UN General Assembly to review the Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS. 

During the UN Summit on AIDS, from 8 to 10 June, world leaders will review progress made a decade after the landmark 2001 UN General Assembly special session on HIV/AIDS, and plan future global responses to the epidemic.

Thematic Panel on Women, Girls and HIV : UNFPA Executive Director and anti-AIDS advocate, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, will speak on behalf of the United Nations system about the impact of HIV on women and girls and the need to ensure that their specific vulnerabilities and treatment needs are adequately addressed. The panel will highlight the progress, challenges and opportunities in addressing the social determinants of women's and girls' vulnerability to HIV infection, as well as linkages between violence against women and girls and HIV.

When: Thursday, 9 June, 3-6 p.m.

Where: North Lawn Building Conference Room 2

To view the full program please visit the UN Genderal Assembly website for more information here.