AIDS 2008

The International AIDS Conference, which takes place every two years, will be held in Mexico City this year on 3–8 August 2008. This year's theme, “Universal Action Now,” underscores the continued urgency of the pandemic and reminds us of the responsibility we have to take individual and collective action.

More than 25,000 participants and 3,000 members of the media are expected to attend the conference, including scientists, health care providers, political, community and business leaders, journalists, government, non-governmental and intergovernmental representatives, and people living with HIV/AIDS.

As in previous years, UNIFEM will participate in the conference and organize a number of events at the conference.

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