CALENDAR OF EVENTS
RELATED TO THE UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL SESSION ON HIV/AIDS
(official UN events shown in bold)

Date(2001)
Meeting/Event
Venue Contacts
28 June  Joining Hands, Joining Forces: Celebrating Religious and Secular Organizations in Africa and the US Working Together to Stop HIV/AIDS Through Comprehensive Sexuality Education New York  Planned Parenthood NYC and Family Life Movement of Zambia
Tel: (212) 274-7315
26 June  HIV/AIDS in the former Soviet Union and in Central and Eastern Europe, by Open Society Institute New York  Dea Varsovczky
Tel: (212) 548-0600
ext: 1424
26 June  Open House - Hamilton-Madison House New York  Carol R.Lubin (IFS representative)
Tel: (212) 289-2411
26 June  Implementing HIV Treatment and Care: Provider Guidelines and Education New York  New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
Dr. Bruce Agins
25-27 June  UN Special Session on HIV/AIDS  New York www.un.org/ga/aids/
25-27 June  Responses to an Urban HIV/AIDS Epidemic: New York City Models  New York NYC Department of Health
Amado Punsalang
Tel: (212) 447-2864
25 June   Harm Reduction in Myanmar, by Open Society Institute New York  Dea Varsovczky
Tel: (212) 548-0600
ext: 1424
25 June  HIV/AIDS BioTech and Pharma Global Conference  New York  www.diplomaticplanet.net
25 June  Praise and Healing: Harlem Congregations Invite the World to Worship  New York  Judith Little
Tel: (212) 730-7381
(888) 225-6243
Fax: (212) 730-2551
25 June  Harlem AIDS Service Organizations - Open House and Walking Tour  New York  Patrick McGovern
Tel: (212) 531-1300
25 June  Women Welcoming Women at UNGASS 
by Iris House
New York  Suki Terada Ports
Tel: (212) 894-3382
24 June   Welcome Reception for Civil Society and Governmental Delegates New York  African Services Committee and American Jewish World Service
Julia Greenberg
Tel: (212) 273-1640
24 June   Welcome Reception for Ministry of Health Delegates New York  NYU Medical Center
Sara Christie
Tel: (212) 263-5658
24 June   Multisector Reception for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Access to Care New York  Boehringer Ingelheim and Catholic Medical Mission Board
Carrie Foti
Tel: (212) 242-7757
24 June   Integrated Care for People HIV/AIDS New York  NYC Health and Hospitals Coorporation
Tony Pagan
Tel: (212) 788-3604
24 June  Gay and Lesbian Pride march   New York www.nycpride.org
23-26 June   Sixth European Conference on Experimental AIDS Research Edinburgh, Scotland Index Communications Meeting Services
Tel: +44 (0) 131 667 9887
Fax: +44 (0) 131 530 8335

23 June  Stop Global AIDS Now march and rally 
Sponsored by African Services Committee, the Health Gap Coalition, Global-AIDS-Alliance, ACT UP , American Jewish World Service Jubilee USA Network, Africa Action
New York City  African Services Committee
212-208-4533
www.globaltreatmentaccess.org
22 June   Femi Kuti's New York Concert to Usher in UN Special Session on HIV/AIDS and in support of Africa Alive! New York  www.irvingplaza.com
www.africaalive.org
22 June 
 
Public Policy Forum: Implementation of Antiretroviral Therapy in the Developing World: Brazil and Beyond  New York City  Phone: (212) 367-1169
Fax: (212) 367-1235
21 June   St. Vincent's Hospital Open-House / Facility Tour New York  Barbara Johnston
21 June   Women and HIV Care - Best Practices, by NYS AIDS Institute New York  Lisa Cortes
Tel: (212) 251-4102
www.health.state.ny.us
21 June   Dying from Lack of Treatment: The International AIDS Crisis New York  Doctors Without Borders
Anne-Valerie Kaninda
Tel: (212) 655-3773
21 June  Honoring Pride, by amfAR  New York  www.amfAR.org
18 June   Lesbian and Gay Community Center Garden Party New York  www.gaycenter.org
17 June  Gay and Lesbian Pride rally  New York  www.nycpride.org
14-17 June  Gay Men of African Descent conference   New York  www.gmad.org
6-8 June  World Economic Forum, Southern Africa Summit  -- www.weforum.org
3 June  Vigil to mark the 20th year of the AIDS Crisis  Washington DC  www.aidsaction20.org
31 May  Global Health Council annual conference, Gates Award  Washington DC  www.globalhealth.org
23 May  Mother to Child Transmission of HIV:Safe Infant Feeding panel discussion   New York -Bellevue Hospital Margot Mann, Intl. Lactation 
Consultants Assoc. (ILCA)
Event: 1:30 - 3 PM
21-25 May  2nd round of informal consultations for the UN Special Session  New York  www.un.org/ga/aids/
14-22 May  World Health Assembly Geneva  www.who.int
20 May  AIDS Walk New York  New York  www.aidswalk.net/newyork/
20 May International AIDS Candlelight Memorial "Creating One Voice" New York -worldwide  www.candlelightmemorial.org
14-20 May  Third UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries  Brussels  www.un.org/events/ldc3/conference
10 May  NGO Briefing on UN Special Session on HIV/AIDS  New York, 
UN Church Center 
Tel: (212) 907-1300
www.unausa.org
30 April  Council on Foundations annual conference  Philadelphia  www.un.org/ga/aids or
www.councilonfoundations.org
24-27 April  African Summit on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Other Related Infectious Diseases  Abuja, Nigeria  www.un.org/ga/aids


 

Please send additional listings or changes to Jonas Nilsson, nilsson1@un.org.