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Daily Calendar of Events

June 25, 2001

Time

Type of Event

Subject

Participants

Venue

Organization Responsible

8-8:15am

Ceremony and Exhibit

Ceremonial unfolding of AIDS Memorial Quilt, photo opportunity

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UN Secretary-General, President of GA, people living with HIV/AIDS, civil society representatives, others

Delegates Entrance Lobby

UN/UNAIDS/Names Foundation

8-9am

NGO preparatory meeting

 

Richard Burzinski (ICASO), Leslie Wright (CONGO)

CR 4

ICASO and CONGO

9am-1pm

Opening Plenary Session

Statements by Secretary-General and the President of the Assembly; opening debate in the plenary

 

GA Hall

 

9am-4pm

Side Event

Responses to an Urban HIV/AIDS Epidemic: New York City Models

 

NYC Dept. of Health Public Labs (1st Ave. and 27th St.)

New York City Department of Health

9:30-11am

Side event

Gender and HIV/AIDS: an African human rights and human security perspective

Boogie Khutsoane, CEO, Women in Law and Development in Africa (WILDAF)

CR 4

WILDAF

9:30-11am

NGO caucus meeting

  

CR B

ICASO and CONGO

10:30-11am

Press conference

 

Minister of International Development, Canada

226

 

11-11:30am

Press conference

 

Juan Somavia, Director-General, ILO

226

ILO

11:30am-12noon

Press conference

General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS

President of the General Assembly Harri Holkeri (Finland)

226

UN

11:30am-1pm

Side Event

Christian Response to Declaration of Commitment

 

CR 4. By invitation only.

World Council of Churches

11:30am-1pm

Side Event

Impact of HIV/AIDS on Older Carers

TBD

CR B

HelpAge International

11:30am-1pm

Side Event

TB and HIV: Intimate Allies

TBD

Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium

STOP TB

11:30am-2:30pm

Meeting of First Ladies followed by lunch

 

Nane Annan; First Ladies

  

12noon-12:30pm

Press briefing

Daily noon briefing

Spokesman for the Secretary-General and Spokeswoman for the President of the General Assembly

226

UN

1-1:30pm

Press briefing

Daily press briefing

Peter Piot, UNAIDS; Carol Bellamy, UNICEF; Gro Harlem Brundtland, WHO; Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP (TBC)

CR 2

UN/UNAIDS

1-3pm

Side Event

Myanmar and HIV/AIDS: The Silent Crisis?

 

Church Center. By invitation only.

Soros Foundation; Open Society Institute

1:15-2:45pm

Luncheon hosted by SG for Heads of State and Government

 

Hosted by Secretary-General

DDR

 

1:15-2:45pm

Side Event

Multi-Country HIV/AIDS programme in Africa (MAP)

 

CR 3

World Bank

1:30-3pm

Side Event

Gender & HIV/AIDS; Programme for Prevention

Pascoal Mocumbi, Prime Minister, Mozambique; Leon-Alfred Opimbat, Minister of Health, Congo; Marie Marcelle Deschamps, GHESKI NGO, Haiti; C.P. Thakur, Minister of Health, India

CR 4

 

UN Population Fund

1:30-3pm

Side Event

Challenge of HIV/AIDS in Rural Africa

 

CR B

Action pour le Developpement de l'Afrique a la base

1:45-2:15pm

Press conference

Care and Treatment for HIV/AIDS

Badara Samb, UNAIDS; other experts; Health Ministers of Barbados, Mali

CR 2

UNAIDS/UNICEF

2-4pm

Side event

Crossing Boundaries -- Global Youth Partnerships

Vina Nadjibuloa; Aisha Satterwhite

UNICEF Conference Room

 

2:30-3pm

Press conference

Update on the Status and trends of the epidemic

Bernhard Schwartländer, UNAIDS; Daniel Tarantola, WHO; Helene Gayle, CDC

CR 2

UNAIDS

3-6pm

2nd Plenary Session

Continuation of debate

 

GA Hall. Open to press.

 

3-6pm

1st Round Table

HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care

Chaired by Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis

UN Organizations: Gro Brundtland, WHO; Koichiro Matsuura, UNESCO; Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, UNFPA; Pino Arlacchi, UNDCP; other speakers TBC

ECOSOC Chamber. Can be viewed by press from gallery of overflow room (CR 3). No audio-visual coverage.

WHO lead

UNFPA

UNDCP

UNESCO

UNV

3:30-5pm

Side Event

Business As Partners

Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP and others

Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium

UNDP/ILO/GBC/CCA

3:30-5pm

Side Event

Uganda: Community-based Orphan Care

 

CR B

UWESO

5-5:30pm

Press conference

  

226

International Fed. Of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

5:30-7pm

Side Event

Impact of AIDS: A Psychological Perspective

 

Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium

American Psychological Association

5:30-8pm

Side Event

Panel Discussion: Moving Targets: Addressing HIV/AIDS among Mobile and Migrant Populations

Guy Tousignant, CARE International;

Open Society Institute-Soros Foundation 400 W. 59th Street

Care International

6-6:30pm

Press conference

 

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis (Chair of 1st Round Table)

226

 

6-7pm

NGO Review Meeting

  

CR 4

ICASO and CONGO

6:30-8:30pm

Reception, Exhibition and Photography

Reception and presentation of the Nelson Mandela Award

UN Secretary-General; Peter Piot, UNAIDS; Drew Altman (Kaiser Family Foundation); Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP; John Demsey (MAC Cosmetics)

DDR

UNDP/MAC Foundation/Kaiser Family Foundation

7-9pm

3rd Plenary Session

Continuation of debate

 

GA Hall. Open to press.

 

7:30-9pm

Religious service

Praise and Healing: Harlem Congregations Invite the World to Worship

 

Canaan Baptist Church (132 W. 116th St.)

Balm in Gilead; Africa Action; Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement; Harlem Directors Group; Harlem Hospital; Harlem United

TBC

Side Event

Women Welcoming Women at UNGASS

 

Iris House

Iris House

TBC

Side Event

Harlem AIDS Service Organizations - Open House and Walking Tour

 

Harlem United (125th St.). By Invitation only.

Harlem Directors Group





  
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