UNICEF Marking World AIDS Day with Two Events

UNICEFTo mark World AIDS Day on December 1, UNICEF Canada will host two events in Winnipeg next week.

The first being on Monday, November 30 with the HIV/AIDS Youth Conference at Balmoral Hall School. The all-day event begins at 9:15 a.m. and will feature speakers addressing a variety of topics, including Wendy Schettler of the International Centre for Infectious Diseases (ICID) and Tricia Schers (UNICEF Canada), who will speak about their partnership with the U of M and UNICEF Ukraine to develop a plan to reverse the spread of the disease in Ukraine.

The following day, Tuesday, December 1, UNICEF will host World AIDS Day Movie Night at the Park Threatre beginning at 7 p.m. The film will be “The Day My God Died, ” which is an unforgettable look at young girls in Bombay whose lives are shattered by the child sex trade. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.