TitleReport of the Joint and Co-sponsored United Nations Programme on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Urges the UN Secretariat to be fully and effectively involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS; decides to review the operations and activities of the Joint and Co-sponsored UN Programme on HIV/AIDS by including in its agenda in alternate years, beginning in 1997; requests the Secretary-General to transmit to the Council, at its substantive session of 1997, a concise initial report of the Executive Director of the Programme, prepared in collaboration with all relevant specialized agencies, the UN Secretariat and other organizations and bodies of the UN system, and to submit thereafter to the Council, on a biennial basis, a comprehensive report on the progress made in the fight against HIV/AIDS; recommends that HIV/AIDS and its social, economic and related impacts on the overall development process be considered a possible future theme for the high-level segment of the Council.
Adopted at the 52nd plenary meeting, 26 July 1996. In: RResolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1996, New York, 25 Jan. and 6-9 Feb. 1996; resumed organizational session for 1996, New York, 2 Apr. and 2-3 May 1996; substantive session of 1996, New York, 24 June-26 July 1996; resumed substantive session of 1996, New York, 10 Oct. and 13-14 and 20 Nov. 1996 - E/1996/96 - p. 75 - (ESCOR, 1996, Suppl. no. 1).