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The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Uganda, GENEVA Celebrates the appointment of Ms. Winnie Byanyima

Monday, 19th August 2019
UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima. Photo/File
The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Uganda to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva presents its compliments to THE EXECUTIVE to the United nations and has the honor to address the latter regarding the candidature of Ms. Winnie Byanyima for the post of Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), and inform as follows;

The Government of the Republic of Uganda would highly appreciate receiving the valuable support of the government of the Republic of Belarus for Ms. Winnie Byanyima's candidacy to the Executive Director of UNAIDS.

Ms. Byanyima, currently Executive Director of Oxfam is deeply involved in leadership in government, the UN system, and the development sector.  At a personal and social level, Ms. Byanyima has from the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS pandemic been particularly aware and committed to addressing the needs of those most affected by the disease. She has shown she can bring together all sectors to advance solutions to global problems. Therefore, we believe the Organization will greatly benefit from her stewardship.

Considering the brotherly/Good relations enjoyed between our two States/Government, Uganda would appreciate the invaluable support to the candidature of Ms. Winnie Byanyima.
Enclosed is a copy of Ms. Byanyima's Biography for reference.

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Uganda to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the United Nations in Geneva the assurances of its highest consideration.



Geneva:    25 June, 2019


The Permanent Mission of
the Republic of Belarus
GENEVA

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