Communiqué Officiel du Palais
H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie will express herself on Friday, June 2nd, 2006, in the stand of United Nations, to explain the contribution of Monaco and declare Her personal commitment in the fight against HIV / AIDS.
The Princess who will represent the Principality at this important meeting received, for that purpose, the support without defect of H.S.H. the Prince Souverain Albert II, her brother.
She will evoke authoritarian required to strengthen the efforts begun in the domains of the prevention, the search and the access to the means of treatments for all the patients.
The Princess will insist in her message: " so that the dignity of every HIV-positive person is protected, because any discrimination is unbearable;
even more when she is added to the physical suffering and to the psychological distress engendered by this disease. ".
During this day, Princess Stéphanie will visit a clinic of the State of New York for adults affected by the AIDS, then should meet the General Secretary of United Nations, Mr. Kofi Annan, and speak to divers representatives of the Civil society.
In the Principality of Monaco ,. Princess Stéphanie is President of the association " Fight Aids Monaco ", who has for mission to inform, to prevent(warn), to support the patients and their close relations. More concretely, "Fight Aids Monaco" organizes sessions of piece of information, intervenes in in the school and university establishments; help the persons touched by the virus of the AIDS and their close relations and supports the research.
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