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An agenda in transition: raising the profile of transgender and HIV issues in Asia and the Pacific

4 March 2014 - 2:00am

It only takes a minute with the new Coordinator for the Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN), Natt Kraipet to see her determination and drive for bringing issues of transgender rights and health to the forefront in the region.


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IFRC and UNAIDS join forces to reach 15 million people with HIV treatment by 2015

4 March 2014 - 2:00am

The IFRC and UNAIDS will combine expertise and capacity to support the implementation of UNAIDS’ Treatment 2015 initiative and develop a community model for delivering scaled-up access to HIV treatment.


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Design and development of UNAIDS “Investing for Results” web portal

3 March 2014 - 2:00am
The purpose of this RFP is to suitable contractor to design and optionally also develop the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) web portal. The UNAIDS web portal, currently with a working title “Investing for Results”, has been proposed to fulfill the following objectives: Increase stakeholders’ understanding of the UNAIDS strategy and results; Enhance transparency on what UNAIDS does, how and where; Tell a story on the Joint Programme’s achievements, on making a difference on AIDS as well as beyond AIDS (global health, social agenda, and broader development) Be accountable on the use of funds and delivery of results; Assure on the available management and accountability systems in place; Offer information on the plans for the future and articulate our financial “ask”; Inspire donors to support UNAIDS and attract more resources Furthermore, the UNAIDS web portal will likewise serve as a platform to convey the key message that UNAIDS, is a unique entity in the UN system that delivers its mandates and achieve results with great impact on the AIDS epidemic. Through its various elements, the portal should illustrate UNAIDS as an organization with personality, connected to people, civil society, activists and those who do not have voice to articulate their aspirations. The UNAIDS web portal is also expected to demonstrate and chart the continuum of UNAIDS work for the 2014-2015 and beyond. For all details of requirements please refer to the Invitation to Bid document attached to this notice.
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Celebrating dignity and respect for all

3 March 2014 - 2:00am

Tolerant, compassionate and peace-loving people around the world lent their hearts and voices to raise awareness and celebrate Zero Discrimination Day for the first time on 1 March 2014. The day was an unprecedented opportunity for people in every corner of the world to promote and celebrate everyone’s right to live a full and productive life with dignity—no matter what they look like, where they come from or whom they love.


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Design and development of UNAIDS “Investing for Results” web portal

3 March 2014 - 2:00am
The purpose of this RFP is to suitable contractor to design and optionally also develop the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) web portal. The UNAIDS web portal, currently with a working title “Investing for Results”, has been proposed to fulfill the following objectives: Increase stakeholders’ understanding of the UNAIDS strategy and results; Enhance transparency on what UNAIDS does, how and where; Tell a story on the Joint Programme’s achievements, on making a difference on AIDS as well as beyond AIDS (global health, social agenda, and broader development) Be accountable on the use of funds and delivery of results; Assure on the available management and accountability systems in place; Offer information on the plans for the future and articulate our financial “ask”; Inspire donors to support UNAIDS and attract more resources Furthermore, the UNAIDS web portal will likewise serve as a platform to convey the key message that UNAIDS, is a unique entity in the UN system that delivers its mandates and achieve results with great impact on the AIDS epidemic. Through its various elements, the portal should illustrate UNAIDS as an organization with personality, connected to people, civil society, activists and those who do not have voice to articulate their aspirations. The UNAIDS web portal is also expected to demonstrate and chart the continuum of UNAIDS work for the 2014-2015 and beyond. For all details of requirements please refer to the Invitation to Bid document attached to this notice.
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Countries around the world celebrate Zero Discrimination Day

1 March 2014 - 2:00am

UNAIDS is inspired by the incredible response to the first Zero Discrimination Day


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Chinese leaders recommit to the AIDS response

28 February 2014 - 7:19pm

The First Lady of China Peng Liyuan underlined her ongoing commitment towards the vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. During a meeting with the UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People on the eve of the Zero Discrimination Day, the First Lady also stressed commitment to working towards a world free from discrimination.


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UNAIDS and Xinhua make new agreement for increased partnership on HIV

28 February 2014 - 7:00pm

The Chinese news agency, Xinhua and UNAIDS have renewed their partnership for joint efforts on HIV through a two-year extension of the Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement was signed during a meeting between UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé and Xinhua’s President Li Congjun at the news agency’s headquarters in Beijing, China on Thursday 28 February.


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On the eve of Zero Discrimination Day, UNAIDS calls for the protection for the health and human rights of vulnerable populations

28 February 2014 - 12:00pm

Statement from Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS


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Gary Stahl

28 February 2014 - 6:00am
Gary Stahl
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Dr Azara BAMBA-LOUGUET

27 February 2014 - 5:40am
Dr Azara BAMBA-LOUGUET
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Roadmap for faith-based organizations to expand access to HIV treatment

27 February 2014 - 2:00am

Churches and other faith-based organizations are the largest single group providing health care services for HIV—contributing up to 50% of facility-based and community care in some countries.


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#zerodiscrimination - Join the transformation

27 February 2014 - 2:00am
Zero Discrimination Day is a call to people everywhere to promote and celebrate everyone’s right to live a full life with dignity—no matter what they look like, where they come from or whom they love. The symbol for Zero Discrimination is the butterfly, widely recognized as a sign of transformation.
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Zero Discrimination Day to be celebrated 1 March 2014

27 February 2014 - 2:00am

UNAIDS garners global support for first Zero Discrimination Day


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UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director visits specialized health facility for transvestites and transsexuals

26 February 2014 - 2:00am

Brazil is among the leaders in ensuring HIV services reach all people. Created in June of 2009 the Ambulatory Service of Integral Health for Transvestites and Transsexuals is a unique centre in the country.


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Tharcisse Barihuta

25 February 2014 - 6:40am
Tharcisse Barihuta
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Joint mission to the Central African Republic

20 February 2014 - 2:00am
UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé is conducting a joint mission with Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, the African Union Commissioner for Political Affairs Aicha Abdullahi and the Assistant Secretary-General of the UN Department of Safety and Security, Mbaranga Gasarabwe from 18-20 February to the Central African Republic. The delegation met the President of the Transition Government, Catherine Samba-Panza, representatives of the humanitarian community, and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Babacar Gaye, to discuss ways to support the Transition Government.
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UNAIDS warns of worsening conditions for internally displaced people in Central African Republic

20 February 2014 - 2:00am

Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Michel Sidibé and high-level delegation visit IDP sites


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UNAIDS urges greater protection for the most vulnerable in the Central African Republic

19 February 2014 - 2:00am

Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé on joint humanitarian mission warns of a growing health crisis


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UNAIDS expresses deep concern over impact of Ugandan bill on the rights of gay men

18 February 2014 - 2:00am

If signed into law the controversial bill would toughen punishments against gay people in Uganda


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