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Local Organizing Committee with Lyn at the helm

Mar 01, 2016

The LHC was formed in 2015 and have helped enormously in the initial planning for AIDS 2016. WCC-EAA is very thankful for the members’ experienced input and service.

The Local Host Committee (LHC):

  • Plans and facilitates the logistical aspects of global faith-based participation in AIDS 2016, including the pre-conference;
  • Facilitates South African-based interfaith input into the pre-conference and the main conference, particularly by organizing an Interfaith Service;
  • Facilitates South African-based interfaith HIV and AIDS advocacy in the lead up to AIDS 2016.

Committee members also promote faith-based input into AIDS 2016 within their respective regions, sectors, institutions and denominations.

Members of the LHC are:

  • Dr Douglas Dziva (KZN Council of Churches)
  • Rev Desmond Lambrecht (SANAC Religious Sector)
  • Sr Alison Munro (Catholic Bishops Conference)
  • Bandile Ndlazi (World Vision South Africa)
  • Ms Saydon Nisa Sayed (World Council of Religions for Peace)
  • Ms Lyn van Rooyen (CABSA) – Team leader