UNICEF statistics expert honoured for research on the needs of children affected by AIDS
VIENNA, Austria, 22 July 2010 – When UNICEF statistics expert Dr. Priscilla Akwara looked at the usual ways of assessing a child’s vulnerability in the face of HIV and AIDS, what she saw wasn’t true to her own experience. And so, collaborating with nine co-authors, she became a detective, combing through data to find out which factors can reliably be seen to make a child vulnerable.
UNICEF releases report on children affected by HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
NEW YORK, USA, 19 July 2010 – As thousands of experts from around the world gather at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria, UNICEF is drawing attention to one the most pressing concerns in the struggle against HIV – the marginalization of those affected by the disease, especially children.
With a focus on rights, Austria to host bi-annual international AIDS conference
VIENNA, Austria, 3 June 2010 – Over 25,000 delegates are expected to attend ‘AIDS 2010,’ the 18th International AIDS Conference, which will take place between 18 and 23 July in Vienna, Austria.
Author of UN violence study advocates child rights at criminal justice conference
NEW YORK, USA, 27 April, 2007 – Professor Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, the Independent Expert behind the UN Secretary-General’s Study on Violence against Children and a world-renowned advocate of child rights, attended the 16th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice this week in Vienna, Austria.