Leadership and advocacy for effective action on the pandemic;
Strategic information and technical support to guide efforts against AIDS worldwide ;
Tracking, monitoring and evaluation of the pandemic and of responses to it ;
Civil society engagement and the development of strategic partnerships;
Mobilization of resources to support an effective response.
The aim of UNAIDS is to help mount and support an expanded response to HIV/AIDS, one that engages the efforts of many sectors and partners from government and civil society.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 with representatives of 22 governments from all geographic regions, the UNAIDS Cosponsors, and five representatives of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), including associations of people living with HIV/AIDS.