AFP Examines UNAIDS Under Former Executive Director Michel Sidibé, Experts’ Opinions On Leadership
Agence France-Presse: UNAIDS to get new chief after divisive Sidibé era
“AIDS experts have voiced concern over the future of the United Nations body tasked with fighting the epidemic after top officials stood behind a former agency chief accused of serious mismanagement. Opinions on the former executive director of UNAIDS, the Malian national Michel Sidibé, remain deeply divided. … [U.N. Secretary-General António] Guterres has received a shortlist of candidates to replace Sidibé. He should make his decision ‘quite soon,’ [Acting Executive Director Gunilla] Carlsson told reporters…” (Simon, 8/7).