The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, and the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, held wide ranging discussions with Vice-Premier of China, Liu Yandong in Beijing on 28 July.
GENEVA, 12 February 2019—United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Shannon Hader as the new Deputy Executive Director of Programme of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations.
ADDIS ABABA/GENEVA, 11 February 2019—The African Union has passed a motion of support for the Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibé recognizing that the invaluable work of UNAIDS, under the leadership of Mr Sidibé, has saved many lives and has had a decisive impact on the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
Essential: 5 years of professional experience at national and/or global/regional level, complemented by experience in at least one of the areas of communities led responses, human rights and gender equality-based programs, policy analysis, international affairs, political and strategic planning.
The Paris Declaration to end the AIDS epidemic in cities has gained political momentum among city leaders to commit to ending AIDS and to address disparities in access to health and social services. To date, about 300 cities and municipalities around the world have signed the declaration.
BEJING/ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2016—The China-Africa Business Council (CABC) signed a memorandum with the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA). The signing took place at OAFLA’s annual General Assembly, held on the side-lines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.