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UN Cares presentation
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UN Cares presentation
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UN Cares presentation
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UN Cares presentation
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  • 1. Content 1. Why UN Cares? 2. What is UN Cares? 3. How is UN Cares being implemented?
  • 2. Why UN Cares? • Estimated 1.4% prevalence among UN Personnel; more than 1% at national level is an epidemic. • Ensure the UN system is “walking the talk.” • Investing in prevention and care makes good g p g financial sense.
  • 3. What is UN Cares? 1. The UN system-wide workplace programme on HIV 2. For the benefit of UN personnel and their families 3. The 3 Th agreed i l d implementation framework f t ti f k for the 1991 UN Personnel Policy on HIV/AIDS 4. Working 4 W ki partner with UN Plus t ith Pl
  • 4. Launch Event with Secretary-General Secretary General The Secretary-General has stated his commitment: i “to make the UN a model of how the workplace should respond to HIV”
  • 5. UN Cares Background 1991 UN HIV/AIDS Personnel Policy adopted by Chief y y Executives of all UN organizations Mid-90s Individual organizations develop and implement to mid mid- own programmes to ensure policy implementation 2000s 2003 UN Learning Strategy on HIV/AIDS work begins 2005 Discussions begin on “UN Cares” concept and UN Plus established 2007 Formal approval by senior management 2008 Focus on communication and capacity-building 2009 Focus on furthering implementation and on working g p g through partners
  • 6. What is UN Cares designed to achieve? • Designed to reduce the impact of HIV on the UN g p workplace. Supports “Universal Access” to a comprehensive range of benefits: 10 minimum sta da ds standards • Improves well-being for all UN Personnel and their families: more access to prevention and treatment • Efficiency with “Delivering as One” and consolidation of gains
  • 7. Implemented through… through • Global UN Cares Task Force • Global Staff • Regional Staff (2 full-time and 2 part time) full time part-time) • Country level Focal Persons and related Country-level teams (276 trained from 117 countries in 2007 8) 2007-8)
  • 8. Available Resources
  • 9. • UN C Cares W b it www.uncares.org Website • UN Cares Service Directory for HIV • Living in a World with HIV: Booklet & Video • Implementers Toolkit - Country level implementation toolkit • Procurement and Distribution of PEP Starter Kits • HIV e-Course Building Capacity :Theme Groups, JUNTAs Module, Programme and Project Staff’s Module, Supervisors Module, HR personnel’s module • E-Workspace (for implementers)
  • 10. UN Cares Website – www.uncares.org
  • 11. Booklet – Living in a World of HIV
  • 12. UN Cares Newsletter – All Staff St ff

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