As the 2015 target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws nearer, global and country-level discussions have kicked off to decide what will replace them.

HIV is represented in the current MDGs by MDG 6: to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, but there is no guarantee that it will be incorporated in the post-2015 development framework.

If HIV is not specifically mentioned in the new framework the hard won gains of the past 12 years could be lost.

That’s why the International HIV/AIDS Alliance is encouraging the HIV community to actively engage in the global and national debates around the post-2015 framework. The Alliance wants to make sure that the voices of people living with HIV and key populations at higher risk of HIV are at the centre of the post-2015 development process.

Download the Alliance discussion paper below available in English, Spanish and French ‘How the HIV community can shape the future HIV and development agenda post-2015’ to read more about this critical time for the HIV response.

Influencing the process

The Alliance is dedicated to influencing the post MDG debate and ensuring that HIV is properly included.

In October 2012, the Alliance gave written evidence to the UK’s International Development Select Committee emphasising the importance of including HIV in the post-2015 framework to global health. You can read the evidence here.

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