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International Women's Day 2004
"Women and HIV/AIDS"


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  • International Women's Day observance at UNHQ:
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    Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Media advisory: International Women's Day to focus on HIV/AIDS

    Panel Discussion

    A panel discussion moderated by Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Public Information, will take place from 10 am to 12 noon in Conference Room 2.

    The panellists are:




    Media Advisory: Premiere of film on women and AIDS on International Women's Day

    Screening of "Women are", a 52-minute film that describes the hardships women face in light of the growing AIDS threat, will take place on 8 March, 3-5 pm at Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium.

  • UNAIDS initiative: The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS

  • FAO


    International Women's Day at FAO

    Women, Girls, HIV and AIDS is the theme for the World AIDS Campaign 2004 and for FAO's 8 March commemoration of International Women's Day.



    International Women's Day Events at the ILO Geneva

    Every year, the ILO celebrates International Women's Day to emphasize its commitment to gender equality and equal recognition. On the schedule this year are a three-day film festival and a panel discussion on women in the judiciary.



    International Women's Day - Message by Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP Administrator



    "Women make the news" initiative

    To mark the International Women's Day 8 March, and to give prominence to the high professionalism of women journalists, UNESCO's Director-General, Koi"chiro Matsuura calls on the media worldwide to hand over editorial responsibility to women to cast the news for a day. Through this initiative UNESCO seeks to give more visibility to women journalists, to their editorial work, as well as to women as voices in the media.



    International Women's Day page

    On International Women's Day, UNIFEM will participate in a panel discussion on Women and HIV/AIDS organized by the Office of the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI)



    International Women's Day at World Health Organization

    In keeping with the UN theme for 8 March "Women and HIV/AIDS", the Gender and Women's Health Department (GWH) is holding a panel discussion on this theme.


    United Nations
    Information Service

    Panel Discussion on Women and HIV/AIDS: Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment

    On the occasion of International Women's Day 2004 the United Nations Information Service Vienna in cooperation with the Conference of NGOs (CONGO) and the Vienna NGO Committee on the Status of Women organizes a Panel Discussion on Women and HIV/AIDS: Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment on Monday, 8 March 2004, at 12:30 pm. at the Vienna International Centre (VIC), UNIS Multimedia Room G0545

  • Summary report on a Panel Discussion on "Women and HIV/AIDS: Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment", 8 March 2004

  • UNIC-Tripoli

    United Nations
    Information Center

    International Women's Day Seminar

    To commemorate the IWD a seminar was held at the Al-Fateh Univeristy today i.e 8th of March 2004 under the title "The Libyan Women; her past present and future", organized by the Teachers Association of the University, in coordination with UNIC and UN Resident Coordinator's office at university Auditorium.


    United Nations
    Information Center


    UNDP Bahrain

    International Women's Day Observance

    UNIC Manama and UNDP Bahrain facilitated the organization of a seminar by The Information Centre for Women and Children (ICWC) a leading Bahraini NGO to mark the International Women's Day at the Children and Mothers Welfare Society (CMWS) on 9-Mar-04. The seminar aimed to highlight the women's achievement during the last five years in the Arab World was held under the title 'Arab Women's Gains During the New Millennium'. Dr Khaled Aloush, UNDP Res. Rep. & UNIC Director was one of the main speakers in the seminar.


    The Group on Equal
    Rights for Women
    in the United Nations

    Celebration of International Women's Day 2004 "Women Forging New Alliances" in honour of the Women Ambassadors to the United Nations

    Background Information
  • A collection of UN online resources on women and HIV/AIDS

  • Previous years International Women's Day observances

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