The PCB appreciated and endorsed the outcomes of the Cosponsor Retreat, noting the follow-up and progress already made in some areas, and reiterating recommendation 7 of the Fourth PCB meeting, it is proposed that:
4.1 Cosponsors make every effort to support the work of the Theme Groups so that they function in every country where a UN-response to the epidemic is needed.
4.2 Cosponsor headquarters instruct their country representatives to participate actively in this process.
4.3 Countries address cooperation with UNAIDS in their bilateral discussions with the Cosponsors.
4.4 UNAIDS Secretariat draw upon networks, including the Cosponsors’ existing regional mechanisms to better respond to HIV/AIDS at the regional level.
4.5 The UN system draw on the experience of UNAIDS in the ongoing process of UN reform.