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Daily Calendar of Events

June 26, 2001

Time

Type of Event

Subject

Participants

Venue

Organization Responsible

8:30-9am

NGO daily preparatory meeting

 

Richard Burzinski (ICASO), Leslie Wright (CONGO)

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CR 4

ICASO and CONGO

9-9:30am

Press conference

 

Minister of Sweden (TBC)

S226

 

9-9:30am

Side Event

Launch of Global Private Sector Initiative on HIV/AIDS, the private sector's response to the Secretary General's Call to Action

Secretary-General and key business leaders

Visitors Centre, Private Dining Room TBC

UNFIP/Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS

9-11am

Side Event

Civil Society Forum on HIV/AIDS in Africa

Speakers from ActionAid, UNAIDS and AFRICASO

UNDP Staff Lounge 3rd Floor

ActionAid, AFRICASO and UNAIDS

9am-1pm

4th Plenary Session

Continuation of debate

 

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

9:30-10am

Press conference

Business Involvement in HIV/AIDS

Bill Roedy, President of MTV Networks Int'l and Chair of Global Business Council on HIV/AIDS; Carl Ware, Exec. VP, Coca-Cola; Richard Holbrooke, former US Ambassador to the UN; Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS.

CR2

Global Business Council on HIV&AIDS (GBC)

9:30-11am

Side Event

GAVI: Lessons Learned

Tomris Turmen, WHO; Isabelle de Zoysa, WHO

CR B

WHO; UNICEF; Rockefeller Foundation; GAVI

9:30-11am

Side Event

International AIDS Candelight Memorial Gathering

Global Health Council Meeting

The Church Centre, 44th St.

Global Health Council

10-10:30am

Press conference

 

Bernard Kouchner, Health Minister of France

CR 2

 

10am-1pm

2nd Round Table

HIV/AIDS and Human Rights

Chaired by Health Minister of Poland

UN Organizations: Carol Bellamy, UNICEF; Mary Robinson, OHCHR; Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, UNFPA; Noeleen Heyzer, UNIFEM

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

UNICEF lead; UNIFEM; UNHCHR; Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women

10:30-11am

Press conference

 

President of Senegal

CR 2

 

11-11:30am

Press conference

 

Prime Minister of Ireland

CR 2

 

11:30-12noon

Press conference

 

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, with Dr. Seth Berkley; Gates Foundation; others

226

 

11:30am-1pm

Side Event

Where are we in the development of an AIDS vaccine?

TBD

Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium

IAVI

11:30am-1pm

Side Event

Women and Prevention: Dual Protection and the Female Condom

 

CR B

Female Health Foundation

11:30am-1pm

Side Event

Family, Youth and AIDS

Richard Wilkins; Henry Mahasi, Kenya; Tochi Ugochukwu, Nigeria; Michael Ochieng, Kenya

CR 4

Kennedy Center for International Studies

12-12:30am

Press briefing

Daily noon briefing

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

226

UN

12:30-1pm

Press conference

 

President of Kenya, Daniel arap Moi

CR 2

 

12:30-3pm

Side event

Organizing and Advocacy around HIV/AIDS: Youth & Students

Adam Taylor; Imani Duncan

UNIFEM Conference Room

 

1-1:30pm

Press briefing

Daily press briefing

Peter Piot, UNAIDS; Thoraya Obaid, UNFPA; Pino Arlachhi, UNDCP

CR 2

UN/UNAIDS

1-4pm

 

Side event

Encuentro Latinoamericano

Puerto Rico, Argentina, Mexico, Guatemala and others.

The New York Foundation, Room 2925 -- Empire State Building

Latino Commission on AIDS, Ryan Center, Musica Against Drugs, Harlem Directors Group

1:15-1:45pm

Press conference

 

Health Minister of Poland (Chair of 2nd Round Table)

226

 

1:15-2:45pm

Side Event

The Impact of HIV/AIDS: Implications for Poverty Reduction

Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP; Juan Somaria, ILO; Paramanga Ernest Youly, Prime Minister, Burkina Faso; Mildred Aristide, First Lady of Haiti; Reverend Gideon, Uganda

CR 7

UNDP/ILO

1:15-2:45pm

Side Event

Briefing on Development of Microbicides

Clare Short UK; Peter Piot, UNAIDS; Stefano Vella, Inter. AIDS Society; Purnima Mane, Population Council; Lincoln Chen, Rockefeller Foundation

CR 4

UK mission/UK Dept. for International Development/ Rockefeller Foundation/ Population Council/ UNAIDS

1:15-2:45pm

Side Event

Panel Discussion on Orphans -- UNICEF Orphans Special Event

 

Dag Hammerskjold Auditorium

UNICEF

1:15-2:45pm

Panel discussion

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Siripan Kanshana, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand; Tshidi Moeti, WHO; Florence Ngobeni, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, South Africa; Nathan Shaffer, CDC, USA; Sheila Dinotshe Tlou, Dept of Nursing Education, Botswana; Marco Antonio de Avila Vitoria, Ministry of Health, Brazil

CR 3

WHO

1:30-2:45

Luncheon

Latin America and the Caribbean

Government delegates and NGOs from Lat. Am. & the Caribbean

DDR

Inter-American Development Bank; PAHO

1:30-3pm

NGO Caucus Meeting

Richard Burzinski (ICASO), Leslie Wright (CONGO)

 

CR B

ICASO and CONGO

1:30-3:15 pm

Side Event

Panel on Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Carol Bellamy, UNICEF; Harry Belafonte; Ablola Tilley-Gyada; Mark Stirling, UNICEF; Farai Mahaso, Zimbabwe; Geena Gonzalez, Philippines

Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium

UNICEF Special Event

1:45-2:30pm

Press conference

The Status of Global HIV Prevention

Moderated by Drew Altman, pres., Kaiser Foundation, and Patti Stonesifer, co-chair and pres., Gates Foundation, Awa Coll-Seck, Minister of Health, Senegal; Peter Piot, UNAIDS; Helen Gayle, U.S.CDC; Daniel Tarantola, WHO; Michael Merson, Yale U. School of Public Health

CR 2

Kaiser Family Foundation, Gates Foundation, UNAIDS

 

2:30-3pm

Press conference

LoveLife, South Africa's national HIV prevention program for youth

Michael Sinclair, Kaiser Family Foundation; J. Fortuin, LoveLife Director, of Media Programming; LoveLife youth spokespeople

CR 2

Kaiser Family Foundation

3-6pm

5th Plenary Session

Continuation of debate

 

GA Hall. Open to press.

 

3-6pm

3rd Round Table

The socio-economic impact of the epidemic and the strengthening of national capacities to combat HIV/AIDS

Chaired by TBC

UN Organizations: Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP; Juan Somavia, ILO; Pino Arlacchi, UNDCP; K.Y. Amoako, ECA

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

UNDP lead; UNDCP; ILO; ECA

3:30pm

Press conference

 UNICEF    

3:30-5pm

Side Event

Dialogue with PWAs, GNP+ and government officials; photo opportunity for press.

Remarks by Secretary-General. Astrid Heiberg, Red Cross Red Crescent; Stuart Flavell, GNP+

CR 4

Red Cross Red Crescent and GNP+

3:30-5pm

Side Event

Religious Reflections on HIV/AIDS Prevention

 

Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium

Religion Counts

TBC

Press conference TBC

Microbicides

  

Rockefeller Foundation

4-4:30pm

Press conference

 

Mary Robinson, UNHCHR (TBC)

   

4:30pm

Press conference

 

Mary Robinson, UNHCHR (TBC)

   

5pm

Press conference

Internatinal Congress for AIDS Asia-Pacific (TBC)  

S226

 

5-7pm

Side Event and Reception

Living with AIDS: reception to launch photo exhibit

Susan Rice

Church House

Save The Children

5:30-7pm

Side Event

School AIDS Education: New Models for Called Up Responses

 

Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium

Jerusalem AIDS Project

5:30-7pm

Side Event

Securing Supply of Condoms/Essential Products for HIV/AIDS Programmes

 

CR B

John Snow Research and Training Institute

6-6:30pm

Press conference

 

TBC (chair of 3rd Round Table)

226

 

6-7pm

NGO Review Meeting

Richard Burzinski (ICASO), Leslie Wright (CONGO)

 

CR 4

ICASO and CONGO

6-8pm

Reception

Reception hosted by the President of the General Assembly

GA President

Delegates Dining Room

 

7-9pm

6th Plenary Session

Continuation of debate

 

GA Hall. Open to press.

 

7-10pm

Side event

Global Treatment Access Campaign (GTAC) Meeting

 

Maharaja Restaurant

Global Treatment Access Campaign

TBC

Side event

Implementing HIV Treatment and Care: Provider Guidelines and Education

 

Offices of the NY State Department of Health AIDS Institute

NY State Department of Health AIDS Institute

TBC

Side event

HIV/AIDS in the former Soviet Union and in Central and Eastern Europe

 

Population Council (2nd Ave & 47th St)

Soros Foundation; Open Society Institute





  
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