|Schedule:||24 October 2013, 13:00 - 16:30 hrs.|
These sessions aim to equip all staff with a basic knowledge of HIV/AIDS. The orientation session is designed to introduce the booklet ‘Living in a World with HIV and AIDS: Information for employees of the UN system and their families’ and covers essential HIV/AIDS-related information concerning transmission, prevention, care and treatment. Additionally, the session provides information about the UN’s policies, initiatives and services; related to HIV and AIDS in the workplace, and promotes a culture of tolerance and understanding with regard to the HIV/AIDS pandemic and people living with and affected by HIV.
All orientation sessions will be delivered in an interactive format designed by the New York Inter-Agency Task Force on HIV/AIDS in the Workplace.
|All United Nations staff, encompasses all agencies|
|Staff will learn about HIV prevention, care and treatment|
|Greater knowledge about UN-specific policies and entitlements|
|A better realization of the extent and effects of HIV and AIDS in our world|
|Increased understanding about living and working with people living with, or affected by HIV, and the need for elimination of stigma and discrimination.|
|Ms. Woranan Thoophom|
|Common Learning Assistant|