96/16.  Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

 

The Executive Board

1.       Welcomes the reports prepared and the oral presentations made by the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Development Programme covering their support to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), in particular at the country level, and reaffirms the importance of collective and concerted action on HIV/AIDS by all the co-sponsoring agencies and coordinated through the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS;

2.       Requests the United Nations Development Programme to conclude without delay arrangements with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS relating to the financial, administrative and logistical support to work in the area of HIV/AIDS as well as to clarify the role and function of the national programme officers appointed to provide support to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS in accordance with Executive Board decision 94/6;

3.       Recommends that the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS be given the opportunity to brief the Executive Board on its activities during the joint UNDP/UNFPA segment at the annual session 1996.

    28 March 1998