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2 June 2006: Day 3 of 2006 High Level Meeting on AIDS, UN General Assembly NY

02 June 2006

From 31 May to 2 June 2006, national delegations led by Heads of State/Government or Ministers, representatives from UN organizations, civil society (including young people) and the private sector gathered at United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ) for the 2006 High-Level Meeting on AIDS. The meeting was held to review progress in implementing the ‘Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS’, the blueprint for global action on AIDS that was adopted at the 2001 UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS. The summit consists of plenary meetings, a civil society hearing, panel discussions and round tables, as well as substantive side events. The summit ended with the adoption of a political declaration re-affirming member States’ commitment to the full implementation of the Declaration. 2006 High Level Meeting on AIDS official website ( Photo Credits: UNAIDS/J. Rae © UNICEF/HQ06-0673/Susan Markisz