Daily Archives: July 30, 2010

Top Five Lessons from Vienna

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Many themes emerged during the 18th International AIDS Conference last week in Vienna. Here is our list of the top five: Universal Access to HIV Treatment and Prevention Remains Elusive Goal From comments by Bill Gates to the many activist demonstrations, a main theme at IAS 2010 was fear over dwindling funds dedicated to the […]

Senate Appropriations Committee Sets Funding Levels

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The Senate Appropriations Committee finalized the funding levels for the Senate’s version of the FY2011 State/Foreign Operations Appropriations bill yesterday. A recording of the proceedings is on the Appropriations Committee website. As in the House, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a funding level for international affairs that was less than what the President requested.  International […]

`Fresh' U.S. strategy on MDG goals

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The Obama administration today released a government-wide strategy on a subject that previously had drawn little high-level attention from Washington – the Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs. Much like National Security Strategy documents put together by a succession of U.S. administrations, Obama’s MDG strategy serves as more of a framework of principles, rather than giving […]