Monthly Archives: March 2009

4th Southern Africa AIDS Conference opens in Durban, South Africa

By | 31 March 2009

Johannesburg – Researchers, HIV programme planners, government and civil society representatives, religious and community leaders will gather in Durban, South Africa from 31 March to 3 April for the 4th South African AIDS conference. More than 3,500 from across the Southern Africa region are expected to attend the conference. With the theme “Scaling up for… Read More »

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UNAIDS promotes combination HIV prevention towards universal access goals

By | 18 March 2009

Geneva – UNAIDS’ number one priority is universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. With more than 7400 new HIV infections each day the world can not stop the AIDS epidemic without stopping new HIV infections. Countries must know their epidemic and tailor their response to it. UNAIDS advocates for and supports comprehensive… Read More »

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UNODC to host criminal asset confiscation conference

By | 18 March 2009

Pretoria – On 23 and 24 March 2009, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) with the support of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) will be holding a conference dealing with criminal asset confiscation. The event is to be attended by prosecutors at DPP level and senior police officers, and will… Read More »

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UNIC Pretoria Commemorates International Women’s Day

By | 12 March 2009

Pretoria – Through the UN Communication Group, UNIC convened a panel discussion to commemorate International Women’s Day this year. Following the successful commemorations of this day over the past two years, it was felt that in spite of South Africa having a National Women’s Day on the 9th of August, there remains a need to… Read More »

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