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 »
New York – The United Nations General Assembly this morning unanimously approved Helen Clark of New Zealand as the new Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) for a term of four years.
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 »
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 »
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 »