Fréchette reviews AIDS awareness projects in India

28 January 2004

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Louise Fréchette today visited an anti-AIDS project in India before holding talks on key international concerns with senior Indian officials.

Ms. Fréchette toured an initiative launched by the National Institute of Information Technology and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to train peer educators in raising awareness about HIV/AIDS in their communities. The project reaches some 30,000 students.

Later, she discussed a range of issues, including India-Pakistan relations, Iraq, Security Council reform, and India’s role in peacekeeping with the Indian Foreign Secretary, a UN spokesman reported.


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