Monthly Archives: April 2009

Good Prison Health is Good Public Health – Raising Awareness on HIV/AIDS in Prison Settings

By | 29 April 2009

Pretoria – As the custodian of the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, UNODC’s work in the region is critical. On average, there are approximately 10 million men, women, young people and children held in prison settings around the world – a staggering 668,000 of whom are incarcerated in sub-Saharan Africa… Read More »

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Istanbul Forum: Concrete Progress Made In Building Bridges, Connecting People Across Borders

By | 7 April 2009

Youth, Business Leaders Spearhead Efforts at Intercultural Understanding;  New Initiatives Use Technology to Break Down Cultural, Religious Barriers Istanbul – Concrete progress toward a global agenda for intercultural dialogue was made at the Istanbul Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations as grassroots advocates join forces with heads of state and high-ranking religious and cultural leaders.

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