The Programme Coordinating Board expresses deep appreciation to the Government and people of Jamaica for hosting its 16th meeting, and adopts the decisions, recommendations and conclusions of the 16th Programme Coordinating Board meeting.
The Programme Coordinating Board reconfirms the decision of the 14th meeting that the 17th Programme Coordinating Board meeting be held on 28-29 June 2005. The Programme Coordinating Board also confirms that the meeting will be held in Geneva, Switzerland.
Noting the need for coordinated and increased advocacy in support of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, the Programme Coordinating Board:
further encourages UNAIDS to support the World AIDS Campaign as a vehicle for civil society to participate meaningfully in the fulfilment of the UNGASS Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, including engaging the United Nations System and public and private sector partners so that the World AIDS Campaign is adequately supported; and
encourages UNAIDS to continue its leadership role in engaging the support of governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, bilateral and multilateral agencies in the implementation of the “Three Ones” principles; and
Taking note of the report on Global and Country Level Progress on the Three Ones, the Programme Coordinating Board:
expresses support for UNAIDS efforts to promote the harmonization of donor support and stakeholder participation in national AIDS responses around the Three Ones principles;