Nevada Joins Initiative to End HIV Epidemic by 2030
Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities to be signed on World AIDS Day
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:19 November, 2019
|What:||Fast-Track Cities Initiative is a global partnership between the City of Paris, Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), United Nations Human Settlement Program, and the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC), in collaboration with local, national, and international organizations and public health agencies. A formal commitment to this process requires Southern Nevada’s mayors or elected jurisdictional officials to designate their municipalities as Fast-Track Cities by signing the Paris Declaration.|
This multi-jurisdictional initiative will be designated as Fast-Track Nevada to reflect the statewide collaboration and dedicated partners who have committed to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030.
|When:||World AIDS Day|
Sunday, December 1, 2019
11 a.m. – Paris Declaration Signing and Presentation
11:30 a.m. – Partner Networking
Noon – 1 p.m. – Focus Area Work Groups
|Where:||Southern Nevada Health District |
Red Rock Conference Room
280 S. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
|Why:||The Paris Declaration calls on cities to strengthen their local HIV/AIDS responses and pledge their support to ensure that:|
The initiative’s fourth target is to reduce the negative impact of discrimination and stigma to zero and is an equally important goal. More information on Fast-Track Cities is available here.
Save The Date (PDF flyer)
|Who:||Elected officials, community providers and partners, and representatives from the Southern Nevada Health District will be in attendance.|
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