Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Carla to attend Sidaction benefit gala

Carla is a confirmed guest at the Sidaction benefit gala to happen the 29th January, during Couture week in Paris. Carla's brother died of AIDS in 2006 and she has been active in fighting the disease for the last few years.

She has officially been appointed Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria's Ambassador for the protection of mothers and children against AIDS in AIDS day. You can read Carla's inagurational speech here.

(from left) Associate Director of UNICEF’s Programme Partnerships, Pascal Villeneuve, Executive Director of the Global Fund, Michel Kazatchkine, Mrs Bruni-Sarkozy, UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director Michel Sidibé. (Élysée Palace)

Press release from the Global Fund
UNAIDS webpage on Carla's appointment

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