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HRH and UNAIDS Special Representative, the Crown Princess of Norway at CONCASIDA

08 November 2007

As part of an official visit to Nicaragua to learn more about the impact AIDS is having on women, UNAIDS Special Representative, HRH the Crown Princess of Norway visited a grassroots AIDS organisation working on issues of human rights and the sexual and reproductive rights of women and children.
The visit was part of a four-day advocacy mission to the region for the Crown Princess during which she will be engaging with different groups and individuals involved in the AIDS response and participating in events organised at the 5th Central American Congress on AIDS (CONCASIDA).

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HRH and UNAIDS Special Representative, the Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway during her arrival to the Xochiquetzal Foundation with the Director of the organization, Mrs. Hazel Fonseca. 


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HRH and UNAIDS Special Representative, the Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway sharing with children of the San Jose Oriental Neighborhood during her field visit to the Xochiquetzal Foundation.


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UNAIDS Executive Director, Dr. Peter Piot and HRH and UNAIDS Special Representative, the Crown Princess Mette-Marit amongst other Officials who participate in opening event of the V Central American Meeting of people living with HIV that took place in Managua as part of the 5th Central American Congress on HIV (CONCASIDA). 


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HRH and UNAIDS Special Representative, the Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, during her speech at the official closing session of the V Meeting of People living with HIV in Managua, Nicaragua. 4 – 9 November 2007.


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From L to R: UNAIDS Executive Director, Dr. Peter Piot,  HRH and UNAIDS Special Representative, the Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Mrs. Rosario Murillo, Nicaraguan First Lady and Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega, during  a  private meeting in Managua, Nicaragua, in which they share suggestions on the improvement of the HIV response in the Central American region. Nicaragua 4 – 9  November 2007.


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HRH and UNAIDS Special Representative, the Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway during her encounter with ASONVIHSIDA (Nicaragua organization of people living with HIV) leaders.


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