Proposed Working Mechanisms for Joint UN Teams on AIDS at Country Level; Guidance Paper
These proposed working mechanisms for the Joint UN Teams on AIDS have been developed to guide UN Country Teams in their establishment, per the instructions of the UN Secretary-General. It includes information relating to the background, strategies and tools that can be used to harness the potential of the UN Country Team to support the national AIDS response. It provides options for establishing an institutional framework for Joint UN Teams on AIDS and for putting in place a joint UN AIDS Programme of Support. While the focus of this paper is on strengthening UN processes, it is understood that the ultimate goal and purpose of Joint UN Teams on AIDS is to improve support to the national response, and contribute to expanding HIV prevention, care and treatment leading to reduced HIV vulnerability and infections.