Brussels, 5 May: Lunch-Time Conference to mark World AIDS Orphans Day

logoEuropeAid • World AIDS Orphans Day 7 May
Your voice their future: Case studies from Burkina Faso and Congo

Lunch-Time Conference. External Cooperation Infopoint, Thursday 5th May 2011, 12.30-14.00

This session will highlight the situation for the growing number of children orphaned by AIDS, now reaching 16.6 million children. 

The conference will provide: 

  • an update of the global situation & response to AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children
  • two case studies will present the social and psychological impact in Burkina Faso & the economic impact in Congo.


  • Introduction by A.Jensen, Human development, social cohesion and employment Unit , EuropeAid Development and Cooperation DG, EC
  • L.Mukazi, Representative  of AIDS orphans, Echos séropos d’Ici et d’Ailleurs
  • H.Mikkelsen, UNAIDS Representative to the European Union
  • SA.Dumont, Association Espoir pour Demain,
  • P.Kompany, President of Vie pour tous
  • D.Kanyeba, Founder & Coordintor of Libiki, self support organization for people affected by AIDS


NB : some of the speakers will express themselves in French during this conference

Rue de la Loi 43, Ground floor –registrations via[email protected]