Joint Working, Joint Review, Joint Challenges
Marsha Martin, North American delegate
Under the banner title “Refining and Reinforcing the UNAIDS Joint Programme Model”, the Global Review Panel convened a special multi-stakeholder consultation on the refinement of the UNAIDS Joint Programme operating model on Friday 28 April, 2017. More than 120 representatives from member states, Cosponsoring Organizations, the UNAIDS PCB NGO Delegation and Civil Society Organizations attended in the day-long meeting. The review panel’s recommendations were organized around three broad pillars: Financing and Accountability; Joint Working; and Governance.
#TheUNAIDSWeNeed – Must Leave No One Behind
Ferenc Bagyinszky, European delegate
On April 28, 2017 UNAIDS held a multi-stakeholder consultation on the findings and the recommendations made by the Global Review Panel that looked into the future operating model of the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
Financing and Accountability – Updates and an intervention by the NGO Delegation
Lumumba Musah, African delegate
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), a multilateral partnership of 12 UN entities that multiplies the impact of leadership, investment and results, unites everyone of us, including UN Member States, Communities and other partners to achieve a concerted effort in the response to the AIDS epidemic.
Viewpoints on the Global Review Panel (GRP) Recommendations on Governance
Jeffry P. Acaba, Asia Pacific delegate
I was requested by Co-Chairs Ambassador Lennarth Hjelmåker of Sweden and Health Minister Awa Coll-Seck of the Republic of Senegal to present the recommendations of the Global Review Panel (GRP) on the third pillar, which is on Governance, at the multi-stakeholder consultation that happened on April 28, 2017. The details of my presentation below included insights on these recommendations, based on the consultations that we conducted with colleagues from civil society and community networks, and feedback from Member States present at the multi-stakeholder consultation.
On April 28, 2017, UNAIDS will conduct a Multi-stakeholder consultation to discuss the findings and recommendations of the Global Review Panel (GRP) on the new Operating Model of the UNAIDS Joint Programme. In preparation for the Multi-stakeholder consultation, the Delegation solicited inputs and comments on a 10-Key Messages document to the GRP. The Delegation appreciates and acknowledges the substantial contributions, comments and feedback provided by our civil society and community colleagues and partners. Please note that this is an advocacy document that will be used for the April 28 Multi-stakeholder consultation (and beyond). Please click on the link here to read the 10 key messages.
The Global Review Panel on the future of the UNAIDS Joint Programme has come out with its Final Report outlining the recommendations of the panel based on the two meetings and the virtual consultation on how to strengthen UNAIDS. Entitled “Refining and Reinforcing: the UNAIDS Joint Programme Model”, the Final Report shows a balanced set of recommendations accommodating different perspectives.
The Global Review Panel on the Future of the UNAIDS Joint Programme Model has launched a virtual consultation that will run until 10 February. The panel is seeking input on how the Joint Programme can be refined and reinforced to better support countries to end AIDS.
NOTES ON THE FIRST UNAIDS GLOBAL REVIEW PANEL MEETING
By Jeffry Acaba (NGO-Asia-Pacific) and Alessandra Nilo (NGO-LAC)
Pursuant to the 39th PCB Decision Point 6.4, UNAIDS was requested by the Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) to establish a Global Review Panel to review the ‘fit for purpose’ and relevance of the UN Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS. This was intended to respond to the budget crisis facing UNAIDS, with the aim to make the Joint Programme more efficient. The Panel review will include recommendations in updating the UNAIDS operating model based on three pillars: joint working, financing and accountability, and governance. The Panel was convened by Helen Clark, Administrator, UNDP as head of the UN Development Group, and Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS.