UNAIDS Board Convenes, Approves Global Efforts To Meet 2015 HIV/AIDS Targets

The UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board “convened from 13-15 December to review and follow up on recommendations of the 2011 U.N. General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS,” a UNAIDS press release states. “The Board took note of the progress made by countries and civil society organizations in implementing the 2011 Political Declaration on AIDS as well as the support provided by UNAIDS,” the press release notes, adding, “In his report to the 29th Board meeting, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe noted that leaders around the world are joining the call for an AIDS-free generation and endorsing the UNAIDS vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths” (12/15).