Celebrating Community Leadership and Action On AIDS

Join us all in applauding the accomplishments of the Red Ribbon Award Winners 2016!

Special Session Devoted to Honor and Celebrate 2016 Red Ribbon Award Winners at AIDS2016!

In appreciation of the vital work done at the grass-roots level by community based organizations, the XXI International AIDS Conference devoted a Special Session to the Red Ribbon Award Winners for 2016. Participants in AIDS2016 came to the award ceremony held at 1:00 p.m. on 19 July 2016 to celebrate the RRA Winners for 2016 and their important work in their communities.

Speakers at this one-hour Special Session were:

  • HRH Princess Mabel van Oranje of the Netherlands
  • HRH Princess Tessy of Luxembourg
  • Former President of the Republic of Fiji, H.E. Epeli Nailatikau,
  • UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, Jan Beagle,
  • Minister of Health and Child Welfare of Zimbabwe, David Parirenyatwa
  • Moderator: Mary Ann Torres, Executive Director, ICASO

In addition, the RRA Winners spoke about their work and commitment to the response to AIDS at the community level.

RRA Winners shine a light on the best that the response to AIDS has to offer!

On Monday, 18 July, the names of the Red Ribbon Award Winners for 2016 were announced to the audience of the First Plenary Session of the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. The announcement was carried via live Web-feed worldwide.

The RRA Winners for 2016 are in the award categories below (click on their name for more info):

  1. 1) Good health and well-being (SDG3)
  2. 2) Reduced inequalities (SDG10)
  3. 3) Gender equality (SDG5)
  4. 4) Just, peaceful & inclusive societies (SDG16)
  5. 5) Global partnership (SDG17)

These Winners were chosen from almost 1000 nominees from around the world via an international selection process led by civil society. Congratulations to the Winners!! You are an inspiration to the community-based response to AIDS around the world!!

Together, we are stepping up the pace to end AIDS!

 

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Red Ribbon Award Winners for 2016 Recognized in Special Session of AIDS2016!
In appreciation of the vital work done at the grass-roots level by community based organizations, the XXI International AIDS Conference devoted a Special Session to the Red Ribbon Award Winners for 2016. Participants in AIDS2016 came to the award ceremony held at 1:00 p.m. on 19 July 2016 to celebrate the RRA Winners for 2016 and their important work in their communities. These Winners were chosen from almost 1000 nominees from around the world via an international selection process led by civil society. Congratulations to these outstanding Winners!


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ICASA, the largest gathering of leaders and stakeholders in the response to AIDS in Africa, will follow UNAIDS' vision of ending AIDS by 2030 with "Now is the time to act. Finish HIV/AIDS". By examining "AIDS in the Post 2015 era: linking Leadership, science and human rights’, these leaders will share their experiences and collaborate. The opening of the Red Ribbon Award 2016 Round on World AIDS Day 2015 is being publicized through posters and brochures at this important Regional AIDS Conference.

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Miss Uganda 2013 and fans holding the RRA Brochure at ICASA

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