Archives for posts with tag: HIV/AIDS

DIPLOMAT ARTIST Watch Film Report: BOLLYWOOD/HOLLYWOOD STAR NAMED HIV/AIDS GOODWILL AMBASSADOR
Aishwaraya Rai Bachachan is a global star, from India to the US, & she has made films & music videos from New Jersey’s shore to Bollywood. She is no ordinary Jersey Girl though, & has become a UN Goodwill Ambassador.
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Blog Report: DEVELOPMENT AGENDA & WORLD ECONOMIC GROWTH BEYOND 2015 MDGs, By Ambassador Mo
What happens after 2015 when the 8 Millennium Development Goals are scheduled to mature? While most concern is focused on global financial crisis or economic growth by country, responsibility to look beyond falls upon a “High Level Panel.”
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Blog Report: TRANSFORMING OLYMPICS INTO MORE CONCRETE EVENT FOR PEACE? By Ambassador Mo
Opportunity for even greater symbiotic relationship between Olympic movement & United Nations –  UN noted even greater potential of both regular London Olympics & the London Paralympics. On other opportunity, there has been little success in securing the “Olympic Truce,”  a tradition from ancient games but one not observed by modern leaders during serial wars & internal conflicts.
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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: CHEMICALS IN OUR AIR, WATER, FOOD, & BODY, By Ambassador Mo
From Sudan to Ecuador, to bigger economies such as China & US, costs of pesticide poisoning, water pollution, & toxic waste, among other issues, are not being borne by manufacturers & industries, but by social welfare systems & individuals.
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Blog Report: HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC ON VERGE OF BEATEN? By Ambassador Mo
Sunday, 22 July,  is the start of the nineteenth International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). The theme of AIDS 2012 (22-27 July) is ‘Turning the Tide Together’. Jim Yong Kim, Chief, President of the World Bank, and formerly of WHO HIV/AIDS Dept., is slated to give the opening address. Implications for eradicating poverty as well. — More–
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Blog Report: CONFISCATING CONDOMS IN NEW YORK CITY? By Ambassador Mo
What else to call it but “dickhead” policy! Human Rights Watch reports that NYC police are arresting women who have 3 or more condoms in their possession, then confiscating such condoms, & worse — delivering such to a court as evidence/proof of prostitution. Such policy of course has the effect of discouraging safe sex & preventing HIV/AIDS. — More–
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Blog Report: AIDS – The Human Face, By Susan Sacirbey

Statistical & actuarial charts may reflect the truth but should not masque the suffering, apathy, ignorance, & intolerance behind the numbers. Today, a report “HIV & the Law: Risks, Rights, and Health,” was released  by a United Nations backed commission, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on behalf of the Joint Development Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS.) –More–

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Watch Film Report: WOMEN & GENDER GAP ON HIV/AIDS, By Ambassador Mo
Women & most vulnerable of our society face stereotyping & other social obstacles in efforts to prevent/overcome HIV/AIDS. UN Women joined forces with Asia Pacific Interagency Task Team on Women, Girls, Gender Equality & HIV (IATT) & Unzip the Lips campaign to produce a short video on women most at risk & most affected by HIV in Asia Pacific region.
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Blog Report: LGBT: ENDING CRIMINALIZATION & DISCRIMINATION, By Ambassador Mo
UNSG Ban Ki-moon joined Ms. Navi Pilay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to call upon States to tackle violence against LGBT people, decriminalize consensual same-sex relationships, ban discrimination & educate the public. And he has called for a repeal of laws, now on the books in 76 countries, that criminalize loving relationships between people of the same sex.” –More–
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Blog Report: REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS OF YOUNG PERSONS, By Ambassador MoImage“We cannot ignore the facts. Many young people are sexually active, & because of this, they may face risks to their health, including sexual violence,” UNSG Ban Ki-moon offered speaking to the Commission on Population and Development. It may be a debate in US politics, but the United Nations is pressing forward to promote & enable reproductive health for young men & women. –More–

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