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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton To Address the 2012 International AIDS Conference

Via White House press release:

The International AIDS Conference is the biennial gathering of AIDS scientists, international policymakers, implementers and people living with AIDS from around the world. AIDS 2012 will take place July 22 – 27 in Washington, D.C. The return of the conference to the U.S. after 22 years is the result of the U.S. government’s elimination of HIV-related entry restrictions. Secretary Clinton’s remarks will be streamed live here. Additional State Department officials will also participate in AIDS 2012 and related events, including Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Nides, who will speak at The Global Fund: The Next 5 Years on Thursday, July 26 at 4:30 p.m. Ambassador Melanne Verveer of the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues and Executive Director of the Secretary’s Global Health Initiative Lois Quam will speak at an event on Turning the Tide for Women at the Museum of Women in the Arts on Wednesday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m.

The AIDS 2012 Conference programme will present new scientific knowledge and offer many opportunities for structured dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV including a variety of panels and  sessions.

Other related activities will include the Global Village, satellite meetings, exhibitions and other affiliated independent events.

Online pre-registration has closed.  But registration will resume on-site in the registration area, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (WCC) on Saturday, July 21 at 1:00 pm.

For further information on the Conference please check out their website by CLICKING HERE.

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