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Action Alert: Register Now for the Interfaith Pre-Conference to AIDS 2014

15. April 2014

    “Stepping Up in Faith: The Interfaith Pre-Conference on HIV” will take place from 18-19 July at the Catholic Leadership Centre in Melbourne, Australia. The multi-faith committees convened by the EAA are currently working hard to ensure a vibrant, pertinent and engaging pre-conference.

     

    Friday afternoon’s opening session will reflect on our journey with HIV thus far. This will be followed by special ‘listening sessions,’ where participants will have an opportunity to hear from people living with HIV and key affected populations. Saturday’s full-day program will include a joint plenary session with the Catholic HIV and AIDS Network pre-conference, workshop sessions and a closing plenary on equipping ourselves for the journey to come.

     

    The program also includes ample time for informal networking. More information about the pre-conference program is available at www.iacfaith.org. Information regarding how to submit a workshop proposal will be available in mid- to late April.

     

    Online registration now open

     

    Book your place at the pre-conference via https://www.regonline.com/eaa_iac2014

     

    The following earlybird tickets are available until 16 May 2014:

    1. USD 250 for residents of World Bank Classified High-Income Countries
    2. USD 175 for residents of Australia and New Zealand
    3. USD 150 for residents of World Bank Classified Middle- and Low-Income Countries

     

    Registration fees will increase to USD 300 and USD 200 respectively from 17 May to 30 June. Pre-conference registration will close on 30 June.

     

    Pre-conference registration includes:

    • participation in all pre-conference sessions on 18 and 19 July;
    • lunch on 19 July and tea and coffee breaks on 18 and 19 July;
    • invaluable networking opportunities with faith-based participants from around the world.

     

    Accommodation and travel arrangements must be booked separately. For more information on accommodation in Melbourne, visit aids2014.org/Default.aspx.

     

    Don’t forget to register for the main conference too!

     

    If you have not yet registered for the main conference, you need to do so by 2 May to avoid late registration fees. Go to www.aids2014.org for more information.

     

    Keep an eye on www.iacfaith.org in the months leading up to the conference for more information on how to participate in faith-based activities at the main conference.


The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is a broad international network of churches and Christian organizations cooperating in advocacy on food and HIV and AIDS. The Alliance is based in Geneva, Switzerland. For more information, see http://www.e-alliance.ch/

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