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The Communique will be translated in the official languages of the United Nations, which will be available soon.
Delivered by Trevor Stratton, NGO North America
Thank you, Vinnay.
When I look around the room, I see representatives from at least 19 countries where Indigenous Peoples are recognized to reside.
Delivered by Humphrey Ndondo, NGO Africa
Thank you, Chair.
My name is Humphrey, Ndondo. I am a black gay man from Zimbabwe. I am also a public health practitioner.
Delivered by Valeriia Rachynska, NGO Europe
In the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, one of the keys to achieving the TB targets of the 2016 Political Declaration is to achieve the 90-90-90 treatment target of UNAIDS. However, there are still many gaps and challenges in achieving these goals.
Agenda 6 – UBRAF
SRHR Africa Trust (SAT)
Chair, I speak on behalf of the SRHR Africa Trust (SAT).
We welcome the unprecedented levels of detail given this morning on UNAIDS Secretariat spend on civil society and congratulate the Secretariat on the work that has gone into this analysis. We expect of course that this will grow from Secretariat analysis to a whole UNAIDS analysis in the near future.
Agenda item 8: Follow-up to the thematic segment from the 41st PCB
Delivered by Lumumbah Musah, NGO Africa
Thank you Madam Chair;
I am Musah, born and raised in Busia, a border town shared between Uganda and Kenya. I count myself amongst the lucky few, as majority of my peers have succumbed to AIDS-related deaths. In 2003 at the age of 15 years, I was subjected to an HIV test simply because one of my loved ones had died of an AIDS defining illness. At high school, everyone knew what had transpired, Musah tested positive for HIV and here I am, I belong to the community.
Agenda item 8. Follow-up to the thematic segment from the 41st PCB
Delivered by Devanand Milton, Latin America and the Caribbean
Good Day All.
My humble appeal to you today: Let all of us work diligently to accelerate efforts to develop synergies and links between national, regional and global efforts in reducing stigma and discrimination in all forms, including in health care settings and to leave no one behind in the efforts to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
Agenda item 7. Report on feasible ways to monitor the achievement of the financial-related targets of the 2016 Political Declaration
Delivered by Marsha Martin, NGO North America
I want to begin my remarks by reminding us of some of the key commitments from the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS: