Funding what’s possible: virtual side event at the High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS

Published June 10, 2021
Language English

For this late afternoon a reminder about the #HLM virtual side even by Robert Carr Fund, that will showcase the critical contribution of #civilsociety and #community led networks in the #HIV response. ❤️💉

Date: Thursday 10th June at 08.30 EST (New York Time), 19.30 (Bangkok)

We are delighted to announce a very exciting line-up of speakers. To find out who will be speaking, please find the overview AGENDA below:

Craig McClure, Chair of the Robert Carr Fund International Steering Committee

Opening Remarks
Peter Sands, Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Shannon Hader, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS

Panel 1: Looking back at the legacy of the Robert Carr Fund
– Sigrun Mogedal, former Norwegian Ambassador for Aids and Global Health Initiatives and co-founder of the Robert Carr Fund
– Kate Thomson, Head of the Community, Rights and Gender Department at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and co-founder of the Robert Carr Fund
– Peter van Rooijen, Board member Joep Lange Institute, and co-founder of the Robert Carr Fund
– Raine Cortes, Senior Project Manager, Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN)
– Anton Basenko, Global Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD)
– Felicita Hikuam, Director, The AIDS and Rights Alliance for southern Africa (ARASA)
– Peter Carr, father of Robert Carr

Panel 2: Looking forward to the future
– Dr. Angeli Achrekar, Acting U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
Mr Dag-Inge Ulstein, Minister of International Development, Government of Norway
– Wendy Morton MP, FCDO Minister for the European Neighbourhood and the Americas, introduced by Professor Charlotte Watts, FCDO Chief Scientific Adviser & Director for Research and Evidence Directorate
Dr Emilio Emini, Global Director, TB & HIV program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
– Kitty van der Heijden, DGIS & Joris Jurriëns, Head of Department Health and HIV/AIDS Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands
– Tian Johnson, Civil Society Observer, RCF International Steering Committee

Closing Remarks
Sujatha Rao, Vice Chair, RCF International Steering Committee