martes, 7 de junio de 2011

HIV Priorities for Positive Change: In Women’s Words

Tuesday, 7 June, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Conference Room 2, North Lawn Building, United Nations
Launch of global report “In Women’s Voices,” highlighting demands and priorities identified by women through a global virtual consultation.  Speakers include: H.E. Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams of Sint Maarten;  H.E. Vabah Gayflor, Minister of Gender and Development of Liberia; Mr. Michel Sidibe, Executive Director, UNAIDS; Ms. Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women; Ms.Ebony Johnson, ATHENA Network; Ms. Frika Chia Iskander, Independent consultant on HIV and AIDS, Ms. Alicia Keys, musician and actress and co-founder of Keep a Child Alive; and Ms. Annie Lennox, Scottish recording artist, UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador. The event will be moderated by Stephanie Nolen, South Asia correspondent for The Globe and Mail. The event is organized by UNAIDS and UN Women, in collaboration with the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS, and ATHENA Network. (

Media Contact: Oisika Chakrabarti, Media Specialist, UN Women, oisika.chakrabarti[at], +1 646 781-4522.
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