UNAIDS Asia-Pacific
FIFA President launches “Protect the Goal” campaign in Sri Lanka

The President of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Joseph S Blatter launched the Protect the Goal campaign in Sri Lanka during a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the...

The urgent need for evidence-informed and rights-based drug dependence treatment in Asia

The continued existence of compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centres across Asia remains a serious concern. People who are suspected of using drugs or being dependent on drugs, people who have...

On this World AIDS Day, let us also reflect on the lives lost to Ebola, on the countries and people affected by the outbreak in West Africa.

Xinhua News re-affirms commitment to the AIDS response

The Vice-President of Xinhua News, Shen Haixiong, reaffirmed the news agency’s commitment to continue raising public awareness of the AIDS response in China and beyond during a meeting with UNAIDS Deputy Executive...

Cambodian entertainment workers welcome new regulation on labour rights

When Sopheap comes back from work at 2 a.m., she tiptoes around her one-room flat, because everyone is sleeping. The 35-year-old mother slides into the bed she shares with her two...

Singapore court upholds discriminatory law criminalizing same-sex sexual practices

Singapore’s Court of Appeal recently upheld the law criminalizing sex between men, a ruling the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in Asia sees as part of a growing...

Thailand leads way to ending AIDS

Opinion-Piece by Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director. Bangkok Post, 27 Oct 2014. Thailand has set the global standard for how a country can effectively respond to AIDS and as a key...

Thailand reaffirms its commitment to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030

Thailand remains committed to working with other partners to end the AIDS epidemic in the region. Speaking to UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé on 27 October in Bangkok, Thailand, Prime Minister...