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Latest updates on AIDS 2014

In less than three months the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) to be held in Melbourne, Australia, from July 20-25, will bring together representatives of science, civil society, community, politics, and private sector to discuss the most pressing issues and science linked to HIV. If you are planning to attend AIDS 2014 please register soon to ensure you allow enough time for the visa process. AIDS 2014 will be a unique opportunity to share the latest scientific advances in the field and develop strategies for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to treat and prevent HIV.

AIDS 2014 Melbourne Declaration
The Melbourne Declaration, written by all AIDS 2014 partners, affirms that non-discrimination is fundamental to an evidence-based response to HIV and effective public health programmes and it is a call for the immediate opposition to discriminatory and stigmatizing practices. To sign the petition please visit the website

AIDS 2014 Programme – now online!
The AIDS 2014 programme is already available. The current list includes: plenaries, special sessions; regional sessions, symposia sessions oral abstract sessions, poster discussion sessions and workshops. The interactive AIDS 2014 programme with all abstract listings will be available at the end of May through the Programme-At-A-Glance (PAG)
You can read the AIDS 2014 Declaration and Programme press release here

AIDS 2014 Promotional Video
The official AIDS 2014 promotional video is now available. The video features the Hon. Tony Abbott, Australia Prime Minister; The Hon. David Davis, Australian Minister of Health; Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor of Melbourne; Sam Venning, President of People Living with HIV/AIDS, Victoria; and the two Conference Co-Chairs, Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Professor Sharon Lewin.

AIDS 2014 General Information Guide
The AIDS 2014 General Information Guide contains useful and practical information about the conference and is now available for download. This comprehensive document gives you an overview of the conference and provides all kinds of information a conference delegate needs.

AIDS 2014 Destination Guide

Our conference media partner The Star Observer has compiled an AIDS 2014 Destination Guide offering an insight into what Australia’s leading HIV organisations are doing. The guide gives a detailed analysis of Australia’s response to HIV and AIDS since the start of the epidemic, and a guide of what to do in Melbourne during AIDS 2014 and beyond. 

“Your AIDS 2014” campaign
The Your AIDS 2014 campaign allows delegates, conference supporters and general public to feel part of AIDS 2014 by sharing on the campaign microsite what the conference means to them. To join the campaign add your message, and the share it on social media!

AIDS 2014 Exhibition
AIDS 2014 offers unparalleled opportunities to both commercial and non-commercial organizations to showcase their products and services. A few booths in the Exhibition are still available, for more information please contact

Global Village
The Global Village is the “heart” of the International AIDS Conference.  With over 220 activities this year at AIDS 2014, the Global Village will bring a diverse, dynamic and vibrant community driven space where people from all over the world gather to meet, share and learn from each other in the global response to HIV.  Free to members of the public as well as conference delegates, the Global Village is a space which provides an opportunity to bridge the areas of science, leadership and community through shared dialogue and action. For further information, please contact:

AIDS 2014 online
An interactive daily programme, Linked in Groupa YouTube page, Facebook page, conference blogs, mobile app, and webinars facilitate the exchange of the latest information from the grassroots-level to the elite policy forums at international levels whether you are attending the conference in person or following remotely join the conversation on social media to stay in touch with the latest updates and developments.

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