Recognizing that UNAIDS and the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have as their fundamental objective helping national scale-up to the goal of Universal Access to prevention, treatment, care and support. Further recognizing that technical support is an essential component of this mandate as articulated in the Memorandum of Understanding between both organizations and is a means to the outcome of successful implementation of multi-sectoral national AIDS plans.
Requests that UNAIDS update its technical support and capacity development strategy through an inclusive process involving implementing countries and civil society, taking into account:
• points made and conclusions of the thematic segment with particular reference to gender equality;
Requests that the strategy include an estimate of those costs covered by the existing mandates and budgets of the UNAIDS Secretariat and Cosponsors, along with those aspects, including technical support provided by civil society, which require further resources
Requests that UNAIDS work with the Secretariat of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to emphasize the willingness and capacity of UNAIDS, including Joint UN teams at country level, to advance mutual goals as outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding, including implementation of Global Fund HIV/AIDS grants. Routine information sharing, including Local Fund Agent reports as appropriate, should be a priority
Requests UNAIDS to work with the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to improve the understanding by UN staff in country of the roles and expectations of the two bodies, as outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding and to use its convening power to maximize the impact of the Global Fund portfolio in each country