CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

March 09, 2005 14:42 ET

Media Advisory/CIDA: Minister Carroll to Deliver Keynote Speech at Second Canadian Microbicides Symposium


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FOR: CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

MARCH 9, 2005 - 14:42 ET

Media Advisory/CIDA: Minister Carroll to Deliver
Keynote Speech at Second Canadian Microbicides
Symposium

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 9, 2005) - The Honourable Aileen
Carroll, Minister of International Cooperation, will deliver the keynote
address at the 2nd Canadian Microbicides Symposium: Advancing HIV
Prevention on Thursday, March 10, 2005 in Ottawa.

Minister Carroll will reinforce Canada's commitment to the issue of
HIV/AIDS and women, following-up on Canada's commitment to microbicide
research and other HIV/AIDS funding made prior to and during World AIDS
Day 2004. The Minister will also highlight her personal commitment to
the issues of gender equality and sustainable development.

Minister Carroll will be available for interviews following her address.

Media representatives are invited to attend.



DATE: Thursday, March 10, 2005

TIME: 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Delta Hotel
Room, Delta "B"
361 Queen Street
Ottawa, ON


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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Andrew Graham
    Director of Communications
    (819) 953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    (819) 953-6534
    info@acdi-cida.gc.ca
    www.cida.gc.ca (electronic version of document)