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Women’s Day 2003

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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: akanay@un.org