Established in 1994 by a resolution of the UN Economic and Social Council and  launched in January 1996, UNAIDS is guided by a Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) with representatives of 22 governments from all geographic regions, the UNAIDS Cosponsors, and five representatives of nongovernmental organizations, including associations of people living with HIV.

Side events

The Lancet reviews on people who inject drugs and HIV: What do the new figures tell us and how should we respond? (Tuesday, 12/12/2017 - 12:45)
Organised by: The Strategic Advisory Group to the UN on HIV and Drug Use

To confirm your attendance, kindly email


“From Invisibility to Indivisibility”: Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund informal briefing to member states (Thursday, 14/12/2017 - 12:45)
Organised by: The Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund (RCNF)

This informal briefing on the margins of the 41st UNAIDS PCB will offer an opportunity for member states to hear more about the impact of investing in global and regional civil society and ISP-led networks and will showcase the work and impact of civil society and community led networks in the HIV response through illustrative examples highlighting the transformative power of collaboration and strategic partnerships in pursuit of common goals.

Please RSVP to Maria Phelan at