Posted: 01 December 2006
World AIDS Day
Venue: Astra Hall, Student Centre
As part of a programme of events for World Aids Day 2006, Mary Donohoe, founder of The Rose Project and UCD President Dr Hugh Brady will host the 1st World Aids Day candlelight vigil on the UCD Belfield campus. Dr Mary Robinson and Noerine Kaleeba (Programmes Advisor UNAIDS) will light the 1st candles with African and Irish students.
The event which is organized by UCD Students' Union and the Rose Project is to show solidarity with African universities, where so many students and staff are affected by HIV/AIDS.
From 4.00 p.m. to 4.45 p.m. on Friday 1st December.
Astra Hall, Student Centre
All students and staff are invited to attend the event.
Full programme of events for World Aids Day, Friday 1 Dec 2006, includes:
President McAleese will unveil the Rose Project Sculpture by Sandra Bell in St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin. This project has been kindly sponsored by D2 Private.
A civic reception will take place in the Mansion House with The Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Mary Donohoe, founder of The Rose Project and UCD President Dr Hugh Brady will host the 1st WAD candlelight vigil on campus in UCD. Dr Mary Robinson and Ms Noerine Kaleeba (Programmes Advisor UNAIDS) will light the 1st candles with African and Irish students.
The official opening of the Rose Project Student Art Awards and WAD Exhibition in The Lab, Foley Street, in association with Visual Artists of Ireland and Dublin City. This exhibition will run up to the 8th December.