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Video highlights: Faith Networking Zone, Bridging Session, Interfaith Prayer Service

Video highlights: Faith Networking Zone, Bridging Session, Interfaith Prayer Service

Video highlights from Tuesday 19 July at the International AIDS Conference 2016, in Durban, South Africa, are now available. At AIDS 2016 on Tuesday, The Most Rev'd Thabo Makgoba, Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, visited the Faith Networking Zone at the Global Village, reaching out as well to those at the Sex Worker Networking Zone across the aisle.

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HIV, AIDS and faith in words and images

HIV, AIDS and faith in words and images

In HIV, AIDS and faith in words and images, Callie Long writes about her own professional and personal journey covering the faith response to HIV with photos from Paul Jeffrey – whose strong images from AIDS 2016 in Durban continue to demonstrate the passion, compassion and action that is still critical to end the AIDS epidemic.

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Faith Roadmap for AIDS 2016 now available

Faith Roadmap for AIDS 2016 now available

With AIDS 2016 around the corner, the WCC-EAA presents the Faith Roadmap at AIDS 2016 – a calendar outlining key activities, seminars, exhibitions and networking areas for faith-based participation at the International AIDS Conference in Durban 2016.

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Lifting up prayers from many faiths

Lifting up prayers from many faiths

An interfaith prayer service will be held during AIDS 2016 in Durban on Tuesday, 19 July at 7:00 pm in the Emmanuel Cathedral. The service is an opportunity to gather in prayer to remember those who have died of AIDS-related illness and all those living with or affected by HIV; to celebrate the progress made so far in the global response to AIDS; to reflect on our role as faith-based organizations and people of faith on the Fast Track; and to commit to reducing stigma and discrimination, increasing access, and defending human rights.

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Weather, transport and other practical tips

Weather, transport and other practical tips

Some information to help us pack and prepare for travel to Durban, South Africa

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Volunteers needed! Join the action at the Interfaith Networking Zone

Volunteers needed! Join the action at the Interfaith Networking Zone

During AIDS 2016, a Global Village open to all will host dynamic activities and exhibits. The Interfaith Networking Zone in the Global Village offers a space for faith-based resources, presentations and dialogue.

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Don't miss early bird registration for Interfaith Pre-conference

Don't miss early bird registration for Interfaith Pre-conference

Take advantage of early registration rates for the Interfaith Pre-conference, "Faith on the Fast Track" being held 16-17 July 2016 at the La Vita Conference Center in central Durban. Deadline is June 17.

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Faith on the Fast Track

Faith on the Fast Track

David Barstow, founder of EMPACT Africa and a member of the Global Organising Committee, shares the thinking behind the Interfaith Pre-Conference theme “Faith on the Fast Track” in a new blog.

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Faith In Action: for Access Equity Rights Now

Faith In Action: for Access Equity Rights Now

Why should people of faith get engaged in AIDS2016? Blog post by Francesca Merico (Live the Promise campaign coordinator)

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