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UNAIDS and the African Council of AIDS Service Organizations sign a Memorandum of Understanding

03 December 2010

From left Meskerem Grunitzky, Director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for West and Central Africa, Dr. Ndoye, Executive Secretary of the National AIDS Council of Senegal and Cheikh Tidiane Tall, Executive Director of AfriCASO. Credit: UNAIDS.

During the civil society consultation on universal access and the Millennium Development Goals with the theme "Sustain the results – strengthen links and interactions," the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the African Council of AIDS Service Organizations (AfriCASO) signed a memorandum of understanding on 3 December in Dakar. 

The agreement formalizes the longstanding partnership aimed at ensuring effective and quality involvement of African civil society organizations in the promotion of universal access and achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa. The memorandum of understanding also extends the collaboration between the parties at the institutional level.