MA 23/2012
(23 October 2012)

MEDIA ADVISORY : PANCAP HOLDS TWELFTH ANNUAL MEETING

 
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against AIDS (PANCAP) will meet over three days to monitor its progress and performance in meeting the goals and indicators of the Caribbean Regional strategic framework (CRSF) 2008 – 2012. High on the agenda will be issues related to governance and the complementary roles of PANCAP and CARPHA in advancing the Regional HIV/AIDS agenda; sustainability of country programmes; Regional research and programmes; and important developments in Law, Human Rights and Social Justice.

An invitation is extended to the media to attend the Official Opening of the meeting which will be addressed by the Ministers of Health of Belize and Jamaica. The feature address will be delivered by Mrs Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of Rio+.

A key highlight will be the conferral of the PANCAP awards on three Caribbean professionals for their contribution to the Regional Caribbean AIDS response.

See the details below:
 
Event: Official Opening of the Twelfth Annual General Meeting of PANCAP and the PANCAP Awards Ceremony
Keynote Speaker Mrs Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of Rio+
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Time:  6:00pm
Venue Old Belize Adventure Cultural and Historical Centre, Belize City

(Kindly make every effort to be present at least 15 minutes before the ceremony for ease of security clearance and timely coverage of this event. )

CONTACT: Valerie Beach-Horne, Strategic Information & Communication Officer PANCAP Coordinating Unit Email: vbeachhorne@caricom.org

 

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