JOINT UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
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The Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS was established in July 1994 with the adoption of Resolution 1994/24 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. UNAIDS is governed by the Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) as it is responsible for the programmatic concerns related to monitoring, financing, and adopting strategies and policies on HIV/AIDS. PCB includes member states from different geographic regions, co-sponsors, and non-governmental organizations involving or representing people living with HIV.
The functions of the joint and co-sponsored United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS are to adopt comprehensive policies and decisions regarding the planning and execution of the Joint Programme, to review the plan of action and approve the budget for each financial year. Furthermore, UNAIDS makes recommendations to its co-sponsors in the context of their activities that support the implementation of the Joint Programme and evaluates the progress of the Joint Programme by reviewing the periodic reports related to the matter.
UNAIDS aims to improve both global and national leadership for the prevention of HIV, accelerate the implementation of HIV prevention programmes. It seeks to end the HIV epidemic with leaving no one behind, realize the 2030 agenda of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, ensure global access to human rights without stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV, and assist building alliances with the stakeholders for the fulfillment of an effective AIDS response worldwide.
Under-Secretary-General: Zainab Khudhur | email@example.com
Committee Director: Sıla Naz Güre | firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee Director: Nikhat Fatima | email@example.com
Rapperteur: Alina Majeed | firstname.lastname@example.org
Addressing Stigma, Discrimination, and Other Legal, Human Rights, Social and Gender-Related Barriers Which Affect People and Communities Living with HIV/AIDS
Implementation of Universal Access to Prevention, Treatment, and Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS