The PCB recommended that its next meeting take place in Brazil on 14 and 15 December 2000, with field visits on 13 December. The PCB further confirmed that the main theme on the agenda would be the Global Strategy Framework and the UN System Strategic Plan, 2001-2005.
Recalling its recommendation at its regular meeting in June 1999, the PCB urged Member States to provide full funding for the UNAIDS 2000-2001 Unified Budget and Workplan. Countries are also encouraged to make multi- year pledges to UNAIDS in order to increase the predictability of resources during the biennium.
The PCB examined and took note of the financial report and audited financial statement for the financial period from 1 January 1998 to 31 December 1999 and the unqualified report to the PCB of the external auditors. It took note of the financial update for the beginning of 2000 and recognized the significance of the UNAIDS Operating Reserve Fund.
The PCB noted the importance of strategic information on national and donor responses to AIDS to assist policy makers allocate scarce resources, and urged the Secretariat to strengthen its capacity to collate and analyze such information.
Consistent with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) resolution 1999/36 of 28/97/99, the PCB urged Cosponsors to complete the development of their institutional strategies, and to submit to their go verning bodies their proposed contribution to the United Nations System Strategic Plan 2001-2005.