• Organization TypeFunding Agencies
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

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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3Current jobs
170Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Individual Consultant: Impact of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) on the Youth
  • Human Resources Specialist: Legal and Policy
  • Communications and Global Advocacy Officer (Fixed-Term)
  • Individual Consultant: Grant Implementation and Project Management for Community-led Monitoring

Staff at United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have experience in


  • hiv/aids
  • reproductive health
  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development


  • goal global
  • save the children international


  • south sudan
  • united states
  • india
  • egypt
  • spain


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


Contract Awards

Provision of Access to Global Health Solutions

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Inside Story Partnership

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Advacing Global Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pediatric Policy

Other - Government Notices, United Nations (UN), Unitaid, Children's Investment Fund Foundation - CIFF

Implementing Commitment for Reproductive Health-Centered Programmes

Children's Investment Fund Foundation - CIFF

Orientation Visit for Key African Health Leaders

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

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Company Offices

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