UNAIDS Executive Director arrives in Ghana on Wednesday

Accra, 18 August 2014 – The Executive Director of United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and UN Under-Secretary-General, Michel Sidibé, arrives in Ghana on Wednesday, 20th August 2014 for a two-day visit.

Mr. Michel Sidibé

Mr. Michel Sidibé

During his visit, Mr. Sidibé will meet with His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, at the Flagstaff House to discuss and strategize ahead of the September 2014 UN General Assembly meeting on the emerging consensus around ending the HIV epidemic by 2013, the UNAIDS/Lancet Commission report and the side event at the UN general Assembly meeting in which H.E. the President will be playing a lead role. He will also engage in high-level interactions with the First Lady and will make a courtesy call on Ghana AIDS Commission to be briefed on progress in the national AIDS response.

Read more in the press release issued by UNAIDS