UN Chronicle

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The UN Chronicle is a must-read for every concerned world citizen. Produced by the United Nations Department of Public Information, this quarterly journal is your connection to the major political and social issues happening around the world today. In each issue, you'll read about international developments on a wide-range of topics including: human rights, economic, social and political issues, peacekeeping operations, international conferences and upcoming events. Every issue contains in-depth reviews and articles written by leading world figures, which provide an insightful look into the world today. The UN Chronicle also includes a review of current United Nations Security Council and General Assembly sessions.
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Author(s):
Peter Piot
31 Dec 2007
Pages:
3
Bibliographic information
No.:
16,
Volume:
44,
Issue:
4
Pages:
37–39
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/1a15504f-en

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The first disease to be the subject of debates in the United Nations, both in the Security Council and the General Assembly special sessions, AIDS is one of the top ten leading causes of death worldwide. A quarter of a century into the epidemic, it has become one of the defining issues of our time. According to the Human Development Report 2005, published by the United Nations Development Programme, it is responsible for “the single greatest reversal in human development”.
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