ESCAP ROADMAP TO 2015

ESCAP ROADMAP TO 2015

 
Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2013
Abstract

The 2012 Asia-Pacific High-Level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Assessment of Progress against Commitments in the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals agreed on a regional framework to support the implementation of international and region-specific commitments on HIV and AIDS, or “ESCAP Roadmap to 2015”, which included the following elements:

  1. A review by the Commission at its sixty-eighth session of the outcome of the Asia-Pacific High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Assessment of Progress against the Commitments in the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals;
  2. Organizing national multisectoral consultations, as appropriate, on policy and legal barriers to universal access, in accordance with ESCAP resolution 67/9;
  3. The undertaking of participatory and inclusive national reviews, as appropriate, of the implementation of the Political Declaration and ESCAP resolutions 66/10 and 67/9;
  4. The preparation of a regional overview of the progress in meeting the commitments in the Political Declaration and ESCAP resolutions 66/10 and 67/9;
  5. The convening of an inclusive regional intergovernmental review meeting on national efforts and progress in addressing the HIV epidemic;
  6. Assessment by the Commission at its seventy-first session, in 2015, of the outcome of the inclusive regional intergovernmental review meeting, including the adoption of a regional input for the 2015 General Assembly review of the Millennium Development Goals.

Source: As endorsed by ESCAP member States in E/ESCAP/HIV/IGM.1/3.

ESCAP Roadmap to 2015: Regional Framework for Action on HIV and AIDS