Note No 136
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and high-level government delegations will address:
Governments are expected to adopt a Declaration of Commitment setting targets and timetables. In addition to statements in the Plenary, four interactive round tables will discuss human rights, international funding and cooperation, prevention and care, and the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS. These will involve participants from NGOs, the private sector and other civil society groups. A full programme of press conferences and special events will provide additional media opportunities.
UN accreditation required for all journalists. Media accreditation forms can be found at www.un.org/ga/aids/media. Fax completed forms to (+1 212) 963-4642. Confirm receipt by calling (+1 212) 963-7164/6934. No acknowledgement will be sent. All applications for accreditation must be accompanied by a letter of assignment from the Editor or Bureau Chief on media letterhead.
Press materials, schedules and more information on media arrangements will be posted as they become available, at www.un.org/ga/aids/media.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Dominique De Santis, UNAIDS Geneva
Pragati Pascale, UN Department of Public Information, New York
Or your local UN Information Centre.
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