World AIDS Ophans Day

World AIDS Ophans DayDate05/05/2011 12:30:00
ThemeEuropeAid Development and Cooperation, EC; UNAIDS, AIDS orphans; Echos séropos d'Ici et d'Ailleurs; Association Espoir pour Demain; Vie pour tous; Libiki
Speaker1. Introduction by A.JENSEN, Human Development, social cohesion and employment unit, EuropeAid Development and Cooperation DG, EC; 2. L.MUKAZI, Representative of AIDS orphans, Echos séropos d'Ici et d'Ailleurs; 3. H.MIKKELSEN, UNAIDS Representative to the European Union; 4. SA.DUMONT, Association Espoir pour Demain; 5. P.KOMPANY, President of Vie pour tous; 6. D.KANYEBA, Founder and Coordinator of Libiki, self support organization for people affected by AIDS
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This session will highlight the situation for the growing number of children orphaned by AIDS, now reaching 16.6 milion children.  The conference will provide :

  • an update of the global situation and response to AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children
  • two case studies will present the social and psychological impact in Burkina Faso & the economic impact in Congo.

NB: Some of the speakers will express themselves in French during this conference

From 12.30 to 14.00

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