- The 2016 High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS is taking place in New York this week
- Elton John and Desmond Tutu: Progress made in the battle to contain AIDS is quite extraordinary
Elton John is a recording artist and the founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Desmond Tutu, the Anglican archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his contribution to opposing apartheid. The views expressed are their own.
(CNN)This week, world leaders are gathering at the United Nations to act on a groundbreaking goal: to make AIDS history. And while the goal is undoubtedly ambitious, it is achievable if we commit the political will and resources to make it happen.