15 August 2003
The Jonathan Mann Award was established in 1999 due to the rapid increase in the number of HIV-infections in Central Asia.The purpose of the awards is to encourage HIV/AIDS prevention efforts among civil society, media and government institutions in the region. The awards of 1000 USD each, are handed out in connection with the World Aids Day on 1 December in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, to an individual, organisation or media outlet, which have made a significant contribution to HIV/AIDS prevention work. The award sponsored by UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNODC, UNIFEM,UNFPA and WHO is earmarked for further HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.
Contact person: Clara Olasagasti Garcia. UNESCO Cluster Office.67, Tole Bi 480091 Almaty. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tel: 3272 582643 Fax: 3272 582645
Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/jonathan-mann-award