UN Radio to transmit AIDS Summit live to Africans

Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- UN Radio says it is covering the Abuja Organisation of African Unity (OAU) Summit on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Other Related Infectious Diseases, with a view to reaching a wider audience.
In addition to its regular live, daily transmissions from Monday to Friday, in English, French, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and Swahili, UN Radio will send live feed to the International Broadcasting Centre (IBC), United Nations Headquarters, New York.
IBC will make available this live feed to some 40 French language, 17 English language, 28 Portuguese language, and 8 Arabic language radio networks mainly in Africa.
The feed from the 24-27 April deliberations will also be offered free of charge to broadcasting Stations serving substantial communities of African origin in Europe and the Americas.
The coverage will be implemented with the support of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Lagos, and the collaboration the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).
Among other events, an international press conference to be addressed by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan 26 April, as well as the closing ceremony and the signing of the Abuja Declaration will be transmitted live to OAU Member-States and non-African countries.

24 avril 2001 14:33:00

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