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UNAIDS / DAVID LUIZ

In the lead-up to the football World Cup in Brazil starting in June, UNAIDS has engaged Brazilian football champion and vice-captain of the national Brazilian football team David Luiz, appointing him as UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador. UNAIDS

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC / HUMANITARIAN UPDATE

A UN humanitarian delegation warns of worsening conditions for internally displaced people in Central African Republic. There is also growing concern over the safety of women and girls as there are an alarming number of reports of sexual attacks in IDP sites. UNAIDS

21 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / HIV AND SPORT

A global sport for development summit at UN headquarters honoured over 40 professional athletes for their commitment to philanthropic work. (intvs. with Seattle Seahawks Sidney Rice and former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse.) Ndaba Mandela and Kweku Mandela also announced plans for a UNAIDS "Protect the Goal" campaign to be launched at the 2014 FIFA World [...]

30 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH AFRICA / ANNIE LENNOX MANDELA

UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador Annie Lennox was in South Africa to highlight the progress and challenges in the AIDS response. During her visit, she paid tribute to Nelson Mandela. UNAIDS

12 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH AFRICA / MANDELA AIDS CONFERENCE

The 17th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa and is due to close tomorrow, 11 December. The largest AIDS conference in Africa took place as the country mourned and celebrated Nelson Mandela, a passionate AIDS advocate.  UNAIDS

10 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / MANDELA WRAP

The GA observed a moment of silence to mark the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, the flag was lowered to half mast at UN duty stations around the world. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said that we should remember Mandela today, but carry his spirit with us everyday by "speaking out against prejudice [...]

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / WORLD AIDS DAY ADVANCER

Ahead of the World AIDS Day (1 Dec) WHO releases their first publication to target specific needs of adolescents both living with HIV and of those in risk of infection.  UNAIDS estimates that more than 2 million adolescents are living with HIV, and many do not receive the care and support that they need to stay in good [...]

29 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN/ AIDS RESPONSE UPDATE

Accelerated progress in HIV/AIDS response has been reported in most parts of the world; however, there are worrying signs that some regions and countries are not on track to meet global targets and commitments on HIV. FILE

20 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UN/ UNAIDS 2013 GLOBAL REPORT

A new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows dramatic acceleration towards reaching 2015 global targets on HIV.  UNAIDS

23 Sep 2013 | Read More »

NY–GENEVA / INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA WRAP

At the United Nations Headquarters in New York and in Geneva officials today commemorated the International day Against Homophobia. UNTV/CH UNTV

17 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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