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HIV/AIDS: UN hosts high-level events to gauge progress, boost efforts in fighting scourge
7 Jun 2011 -  The Security Council today underlined the continuing need for urgent and coordinated global action to curb the impact of HIV and AIDS in conflict and post-conflict situations, while recognizing the important role United Nations peacekeeping operations can play in responding to the epidemic. Meeting on the eve of the three-day high-level event on AIDS set to begin at UN Headquarters tomorrow, the Council recognized that HIV poses "one of the most formidable challenges" to the development, progress and stability of societies and requires an "exceptional and comprehensive" global response. Full story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=38640&Cr=HIV&Cr1=AIDS
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