• Organization TypeFunding Agencies
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersSwitzerland
UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, is an innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. UNAIDS Secretariat is structured into two branches: Programme and Management and External Relations. It has Regional Support Teams working in seven regions.    REGIONS UNAIDS OPERATED IN: UNAIDS supports evidence-informed HIV responses in low and middle income countries.   East and Southern Africa West and Central Africa Asia and Pacific Caribbean Eastern Europe and Central Asia Latin America Middles Eats and North Africa North America, Western and Central Europe   UNAIDS COSPONSORS UNAIDS brings together the resources of the UNAIDS Secretariat and 10 UN system organizations for coordinated and accountable efforts to unite the world against AIDS.  Based on the comparative advantages of each of the Cosponsors and the Secretariat, the division of labour enables UNAIDS to deliver a unified and consolidated UNAIDS-sourced technical support plan throughout the programme. Each of the UNAIDS organizations leads in at least one technical area.   UNHCR UNICEF WFP UNDP UNFPA UNODC ILO UNESCO WHO The World Bank       UNAIDS PROGRAMME COORDINATING BOARD (PCB) 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 (PCB) with representatives of 22 governments from all geographic regions, the UNAIDS Cosponsors, and five representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including associations of people living with HIV.   UNAIDS GOODWILL AMBASSADORS UNAIDS works with a number of outstanding personalities to strengthen awareness on AIDS. The UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassadors are prominent individuals from the world of arts, entertainment, sport and other fields of public life who have expressed their desire to contribute to UNAIDS and to move the AIDS response forward. UN SPECIAL ENVOYS FOR HIV/AIDS The UN Special Envoys for HIV/AIDS are individuals selected by the United Nations Secretary-General to help advance the AIDS agenda in the regions they cover.    FUNDS EXPENSED AND ENCUMBERED UNDER THE UNIFIED BUDGET AND WORKPLAN (UBW) FOR 2008–2009:  During the financial period that ended on 31 December 2009, expenses and encumbrances totalling US$ 481.8 million were incurred against the budget of US$ 484.8 million approved for the 2008– 2009 UBW, which corresponds to a fi nancial implementation rate of 99.4%. Th e total expenses and encumbrances (including transfers to Cosponsors) for the implementation of HIV activities contained in the UBW were distributed as follows:   US$ 134.7 million was transferred to Cosponsors  US$ 155.5 million was expensed and encumbered for interagency activities. US$ 191.6 million was expensed and encumbered for Secretariat activities and staff .  

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    Projects12Location of contracts awarded


    Job openings over the past year

    157total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Technical Support Coordinator
    • Programme Analyst - UNAIDS Junior Professional Officer

    Staff at UNAIDS have experience in


    • hiv/aids
    • development
    • reproductive health
    • monitoring / evaluation
    • personnel / human resources


    • united states agency for international development
    • un system
    • european union
    • asian development bank
    • foundation


    • nigeria
    • botswana
    • ukraine
    • thailand
    • nepal


    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

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    Company Offices
    • Switzerland (headquarters)
    • Geneva
    • 20, Avenue Appia, CH-1211


    Contract Awards

    UNAIDS Institutional Support, 2016-201721 September 2016

    Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Canada) - DFATD-Canada
    21 Sep 2016

    UNAIDS RST Global Fund Implementation Support30 June 2011

    Australian Agency for International Development - AusAID
    30 Jun 2011

    Program Director - HIV/AIDS Asia Regional Program30 June 2011

    Australian Agency for International Development - AusAID
    30 Jun 2011

    Capacity Building for the National Commitee on AIDS, Drugsand Prostitution (2009-2011)30 June 2011

    Australian Agency for International Development - AusAID
    30 Jun 2011