Web cast information for UNAIDS side event 26/9/2012 – Shared Responsibility and Global Solidarity – Leveraging the AIDS response for Africa’s sustainable development

26 September 2012 | Uncategorized

New York – The webcast of the Shared Responsibility and Global Solidarity event at the General Assembly can be viewed on the UN web site at:http://webtv.un.org/ .The full details of the event can be found below.

Shared Responsibility and Global Solidarity Leveraging the AIDS response for Africa’s sustainable development  H.E. President Thomas Boni YAYI of Benin, Chairperson of the African Union and AIDS Watch Africa, will chair a forum on shared responsibility and global solidarity in the response to AIDS. The session, convened by the African Union Commission with the support of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), will be critical in moving the recently-adopted African Union Roadmap on Shared Responsibility and Global Solidarity for AIDS, TB and Malaria forwards. It will also be an essential step in achieving the goals of the 2011 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS and developing a strategy for African health beyond the 2015 Millennium Development Goals.

Date: Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Event time: 09:00 – 10:00 EST( NEW YORK TIME)

Venue: Conference room 4, North Lawn Building,UN HQ, New York

Speakers: H.E. Thomas Boni YAYI, President of Benin and Chairperson of the African Union,

Chair Mr Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS, Moderator

H.E. Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, Keynote

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretary of State, Keynote

H.E. Joyce Banda, President of Malawi

H.E. President Marzouki, President of Tunisia

Other high level speakers

UNAIDS Focal Point: Kent Buse (busek@unaids.org)