Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women,
Division for the Advancement of Women/DESA and
Department of Public Information
in collaboration with
United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality
cordially invite you to an observance of
International Women's Day
Women and HIV/AIDS
8 March 2004 | Conference Room 2 | United Nations Headquarters | 10:00 am - 12:00 noon*
First Segment: Opening Ceremony
Mr. Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General
Dr. LEE Jong-wook,Director-General, WHO
Her Majesty Queen Noor, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Ms. Angela E.V. King, Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women
Second Segment: Panel Discussion
Mrs. Ndioro Ndiaye, Deputy Director General, IOM
Dr. George Alleyne, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean Region
Ms. Noerine Kaleeba, UNAIDS
Mr. Dean Peacock, EngenderHealth, South Africa
Dr. Linda M. Distlerath, Vice President, Global Health Policy, Merck & Co., Inc.
The event will be moderated by Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General For Communications and Public Information.
*We would appreciate it if all attendees could be seated by 9:50 am.
For further information, please contact: Assiya Akanay, Division for the Advancement of Women, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Tel: (212) 963 8034; email: firstname.lastname@example.org