encourages the UNAIDS Secretariat to lead a rapid and inclusive process – including civil society – ahead of the September 2005 Global Fund Replenishment Conference for the expansion and refocusing of UNAIDS Programme Acceleration Funds so they enable the UN system and others to scale up the provision and facilitation of technical support.
requests the UNAIDS Secretariat and Cosponsors, in cooperation with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and other relevant development partners, to report on progress in the implementation of Global Task Team recommendations at a special session in the June 2006 Programme Coordinating Board meeting;
requests the UNAIDS Secretariat and Cosponsors – and invites the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria – to develop action plans and to implement the Global Task Team recommendations and maintain the momentum created by the Global Task Team, within the specified timeframes;
Welcoming the rapid, high-level and highly participatory work of the ad hoc Global Task Team on Improving AIDS Coordination among Multilateral Institutions and International Donors, the Programme Coordinating Board:
endorses the complete set of recommendations contained in the 14 June final report of the Global Task Team noting the central importance of country ownership;
Requests UNAIDS Cosponsors and the Secretariat, and invites the Global Fund and other development partners, to accelerate implementation of the Global Task Team recommendations as a concrete response to the UN Secretary-General’s call for greater UN system-wide coherence, and to pay particular attention to the “second One”—the national coordinating authority. The national coordinating authority should, with guidance from UNAIDS, take the lead on reducing duplication between Country Coordinating Mechanisms and national coordinating authorities, in order to retain the best features of both (particularly the inclusive nature of Country Coordinating Mechanisms), and to consider eventual mergers where appropriate;