Approves the new Programme Coordinating Board NGO Delegation as follows: Europe: European AIDS Treatment Group, Macedonia and Eurasian Harm Reduction Network, Lithuania. North America: Housing Works, United States of America.
This section lists decisions made at UNAIDS PCB Meetings with an associated agenda item number, in order of most recent.
These decisions are excerpted from the "Final Decisions, Recommendations & Conclusions" documents (produced at each PCB).
Elects India as Chair, Australia as Vice-Chair and Congo as Rapporteur for the period 1 January to 31 December 2013;
Agrees on the dates for the 36th (9-11June 2015) and the 37th (8-10 December 2015) meetings of the Programme Coordinating Board;
Calls on the Programme Coordinating Board NGO Delegation to respond to the changing global environment and likely post-MDG agenda by developing more systematic and strategic relationships with civil society leaders and delegations of other key HIV mechanisms, especially the Global Fund; and wider health and development initiatives; to strengthen its accountability and outreach to wider civil society in countries and regions; and to explore cost effective approaches to build capacity and ensure the institutional memory within the NGO Delegation;
Requests UNAIDS Secretariat and Cosponsors to strengthen their collaboration at country, regional and headquarters levels with the NGO Delegation to continue the support to the NGO Delegation through the most cost effective approaches including induction training of new delegates and the Communications Facility; and to champion, in collaboration with Member States, the involvement of civil society in the Post-2015 agenda;
Encourages Member States as appropriate to involve the representative/s of civil society in their national delegations to the Programme Coordinating Board, and to facilitate the involvement in particular of local civil society in the consultations that would be held before and after the meetings of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board;
Takes note of the HIV prevention goals and targets adopted in the 2011 UN General Assembly Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS which calls on governments, programme managers, donors, civil society and all stakeholders to support and extend the reach of efficient, ethical, and evidence-based epidemiologically appropriate comprehensive prevention efforts;