Reportaje

19th Programme Coordinating Board meeting, Lusaka, Zambia, 6-8 December 2006

08 December 2006

Esta información no está disponible en español.

Some 260 participants gathered in Lusaka for the 19th Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS governing board meeting. The meeting brought together representatives from government, civil society, donors and the United Nations to push for greater UN action to strengthen country efforts against AIDS.

20061211_auditorium

General view of the participants attending the 19th PCB meeting hold in Lusaka, Zambia, 6-8 December 2006


20061211_gunillahansshake


Mr. Ruphia Banda, Vice-President of Zambia, Mrs. Gunilla Carlsson, Minister of International and Cooperative Development of Sweden, Mrs. Silvia T. Masebo, Acting Minister of Health, Zambia and Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS, during a meeting prior to the PCB session.


20061211_tableguests2

One of the 19th PCB sessions was chaired by: (from left to right) Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS, Mrs. Gunilla Carlsson, Minister of International and Cooperative Development of Sweden, Mr. Ruphia Banda, Vice-President of Zambia, Mrs. Silvia T. Masebo, Acting Minister of Health, Zambia.


20061211_youngwomen_250x

Namwene Phiri addressing the participants to the "Keep the Promise" session after receiving a prize for her contribution to the New York and Toronto banners.


20061211_PPspeaking

Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS addressing the participants to the reception hosted by the Minister of Health of Zambia and the Swedish Minister of the International and Cooperative Development at the 19th PCB meeting hold in Lusaka, Zambia, 6-8 December 2006


UNAIDS Executive Director Dr Peter Piot met with the Delegation from the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the PCB. The DRC has just completed its first democratic elections with the election of President Joseph Kabila. The DRC has been wracked by civil war for a number of years and the elections herald the start of a new era for the DRC. Dr Piot said in the opening plenary that the new era provides an opportunity to step up the pace of the AIDS response in the DRC.


20061208_DRC_Delegation_340

From left to right: Dr Engwanda, Head of NGO’s Forum for HIV/AIDS, DRC,
Mr Eusebe Honsounko, UNHCR Representative, DRC, Prof Mashako Mamba, Academic Member of Delegation, DRC, Dr Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS, Mme Jaynet Kabila, Head of Kabila Foundation, Dr Pierre Somse, UNAIDS Country Coordinator: DRC, Mr Jean-Pierre Bongo, Head of DRC Network of People living with HIV/AIDS, Mme Annie Faray, Head of NGO Fighting against Sexual Violence, Mr Dede Watchiba, Head of M&E Unit, National Multisectoral Programme.


All photo credit: S. Katilungu

Reportajes relacionados