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CRN+ Chair participated in UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) MeetingChair invited to be member of the Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG)

January 23, 2018

Image: CRN+ Chair, Mr Winfield Tannis-Abbot participating as a member of the Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) to the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board NGO Delegation

The CRN+ Chair, Mr Winfield Tannis-Abbot, participated as a member of the Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) to the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board NGO Delegation and present at the Thematic Segment of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) meeting held on 14 December 2017. The Chair also participated in the UNAIDS PCB side events from 11-14 December 2017 and utilised the opportunity to network on behalf of CRN+.

The UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board agreed to:

Request UNAIDS’ continued support to member states, through collaboration with community-based organizations and civil society, for monitoring and reporting, including through the Global AIDS Monitoring system, on progress made toward the Fast-Track targets, using where feasible disaggregated data, as a means of leaving no one behind;

Requests UNAIDS and member states, in partnership with civil society organizations and all other relevant stakeholders to:
• Develop and apply country-level, community-participatory evidence gathering methodologies to identify barriers and measure the level and quality of access to services for all at-risk populations so as to leave no one behind;
• Develop methods for assessing community engagement in countries, in line with the core principles of the Joint Programme and the UNAIDS Strategy 2016-2021;
• Request the UNAIDS to facilitate partnerships between member states and community-based organizations to help ensure effective action to meet HIV prevention, early diagnosis and treatment needs so as to leave no one behind.

Source: CRN+