International AIDS Conference 2012

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UNAIDS Executive Director at AIDS2012
27 July 2012|
A selection of images of UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé during AIDS2012 in Washington DC
UNAIDS at AIDS2012
27 July 2012|
After more than two decades, the International AIDS Conference has returned to the United States, representing the renewed commitment for the global HIV response. The XIX International AIDS Conference opened on 22 July in Washington, DC, under the theme “Turning the Tide Together.”
Ten community-based organizations receive prestigious Red Ribbon Award for innovative response to AIDS
25 July 2012|
Ten community-based organizations, which have shown exceptional and inspiring action on AIDS were honoured with the 2012 Red Ribbon Award in a special session of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) on Wednesday. The Red Ribbon Award is the world's leading award for innovative and outstanding community work in the response to the AIDS epidemic.
Satellite Session on the Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015
24 July 2012|
Speaking at a satellite session today at the XIX International AIDS Conference, Ambassador Eric Goosby, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, and Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), commended countries and their international partners for recent progress in preventing new HIV infections among children and saving mothers’ lives.
Congressional breakfast
24 July 2012|
UNAIDS together with United States Senators and Congress representatives hosted a Congressional breakfast to discuss investing smartly in the response to AIDS. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), Congresswomen Kay Granger (Rep-Texas)and Nita Lowey (D-New York) joined UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, to share insights into the role of global solidarity and country ownership in getting to zero.
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AIDS 2012 opens in Washington, DC with call for renewed political will and commitment to get to zero
21 July 2012|
After more than two decades, the International AIDS Conference has returned to the United States, representing the renewed commitment for the global HIV response. The XIX International AIDS Conference opened on 22 July in Washington, DC, under the theme “Turning the Tide Together.”
UNAIDS and partners launch ‘Youth Score’ ahead of International AIDS Conference
21 July 2012|
On the eve of the first International AIDS Conference in the United States in two decades, Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), joined US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and others to launch Youth Score—a series of events to mobilize young people to lead the way to an AIDS-free generation.
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Stars and activists turn out to ‘Unite for an AIDS-Free Generation’
21 July 2012|
On the eve of the opening of the International AIDS Conference, a stellar cast of artists, political leaders, and community activists came to Washington, D.C. to mark more than three decades of the global AIDS response. The event, held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, united some of the leading voices in the global effort to achieve an AIDS-free generation. The event kicked off the weeklong AIDS 2012 conference, being held in the U.S. for the first time in more than two decades.
Together we will end AIDS report launch
18 July 2012|
A new report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows that domestic funding for HIV has exceeded international investments. The report, Together we will end AIDS, states that low- and middle- income countries invested US$ 8.6 billion for the response in 2011, an increase of 11% over 2010. International funding however remained flat at 2008 levels (US$ 8.2 billion).
UNAIDS Executive Director special visit to San Francisco
UNAIDS Executive Director special visit to the San Francisco Bay Area
19 June 2012|
In July 2012 the International AIDS Conference will return to the United States of America. Ahead of the Conference, the UNAIDS Executive Director made a special visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, an area which has been particularly affected by AIDS, and which has subsequently become an important centre of AIDS activism.

International AIDS Conference 2012