Ésta es la segunda ronda de consulta para redactar un borrador de la Estrategia 2016-2021 de ONUSIDA cuyo ambicioso objetivo es eliminar el SIDA para el año 2030. Más información, en inglés, está disponible abajo.

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UNAIDS 2016-2021 Strategy: Democratizing the design process

Inspired by unprecedented progress over the past several years, the international community, including the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) and the Member State-led Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals, has embraced the ambition of ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030. To get there, the PCB has requested that the UNAIDS 2011–2015 Strategy be updated and extended for the 2016–2021 period to guide progress towards several ambitious Fast-Track Targets—targets that, if achieved by 2021, will set the trajectory for ending the epidemic by 2030.

Fast-Tracking the response will rely on front-loading investments and accelerating rights-based action in the coming years while accounting for a rapidly shifting geopolitical context and evolving HIV epidemic. It will also mean fundamentally changing the way the response supports the populations that continue to be left behind—as explored in depth in the UNAIDS Gap report.

An ambitious global strategy is required to take us forward—one that mobilizes political commitment, focuses resources and accelerates progress. Central to achieving these aims, and successfully implementing the strategy, will be a deliberative design process. As such the UNAIDS PCB has requested its Executive Director to undertake multi-stakeholder consultations to produce the most robust and action-oriented strategy to date.

In consultation with all stakeholders: the process to date

UNAIDS hosted the first virtual consultations from 23 March to 2 April, receiving 280 inputs from 50 countries in 5 languages. Young people and representatives from civil society represented a large body of the respondents, sharing ideas and experiences that have informed the first draft of the 2016-2021 Strategy. Respondents living with HIV expressed their appreciation of a safe and open virtual platform where they could speak freely, enabling them to share powerful testimonies about the challenges they face.

The virtual consultation was held in parallel with regional consultations, which took place in ten locations worldwide. A global consultation with Member States, civil society and other stakeholders followed.

By engaging with stakeholders at all levels, UNAIDS aimed to generate a widely shared understanding of the successes and shortcomings of the AIDS response to date, and agreement on the future direction. The Board expressed satisfaction with the process, praising its inclusiveness and transparency.

An overarching narrative of the direction of the strategy built on the priorities expressed at these consultations was presented to the PCB in June. On the basis of the consultation and guidance from the Board, the Joint Programme developed a first draft of the Strategy. This draft will be available online for review and discussion from 3-18 August.

Details on the second virtual consultation, 3-18 August

The second consultation will focus on the first draft of the UNAIDS Strategy 2016-2021. A forum will be open to encourage online discussion on the contents of the paper, which will be available for download. Participants are also invited to provide edits directly onto the document and submit it to strategydevelopment@unaids.org. We welcome edits and comments in any language, though the draft strategy will be available only in English.

A moderator will monitor the discussion and provide feedback where necessary.

How to get involved

All are welcome to participate. The virtual consultation will take place at www.unaidsstrategy2021.org. Participants will be able to access the website and post comments starting 12:00, Monday, 3 August (Geneva time).

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For specific inquiries related to the strategy development process, email: Strategydevelopment@unaids.org

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