Archive for July, 2008

UNITAID, UNICEF and WHO announce massive scale-up in fight against HIV in mothers and children

31st July 2008 Uncategorized

Geneva/Mexico City/New York  — As the world’s leaders and AIDS community gather in Mexico for the biennial global conference on HIV and AIDS, UNITAID, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) today announced an infusion of $50 million aimed at halting mother-to-child transmission of HIV. (more…)

Secretary-General to appoint South African justice as next UN human rights chief

24th July 2008 Uncategorized

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Judge Navanethem Pillay of South Africa as the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. (more…)