UN Cares – the United Nations system-wide workplace programme on HIV – in Uzbekistan will hold a UN Cares HIV Learning Session for UN personnel in Tashkent on 12 February 2013. The training will be held at the UNFPA office premises. Among participants will be UNFPA staff members; other UN personnel located in the same premises: UN Women, EU-UNDP Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA), Refugees Support Unit, UNDP Youth Project and UN Department of Safety and Security, have also been invited to attend the event. The training session will be conducted in Russian and will cover general information on HIV, modes of transmission, prevention, overview of the epidemic trends around the world and in Uzbekistan, stigma ad discrimination relating to HIV, and HIV counseling and testing. UN Cares is designed to reduce the impact of HIV on the UN workplace by supporting “universal access” to a comprehensive range of benefits, including prevention, treatment, care and support for all UN personnel and their families, and to serve as a model workplace response to HIV.