simple resolution Progress
- The senate Passed May 14th, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
Senate Committee on Foreign RelationsIntroducedDecember 10th, 2013
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A resolution commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day.
Supports the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day, including getting to zero through zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths. Commends the progress in global AIDS programs supported through the efforts of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and UNAIDS. Urges full implementation of the Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping Their Mothers Alive, and further expansion of antiretroviral treatment programs. Calls for greater focus on HIV/AIDS vulnerabilities of women and girls. Supports efforts to ensure access to programs and human rights protections for those most at risk of HIV/AIDS and hardest to reach. Encourages additional private-public partnerships to research and develop better and more affordable tools for HIV diagnosis, treatment, and cure. Supports continued U.S. leadership in bilateral, multilateral, and private sector efforts to fight HIV. Supports greater degrees of ownership and shared responsibility by developing countries in order to ensure sustainability of their domestic responses. Encourages other members of the international community to sustain and scale up their support for worldwide efforts to combat HIV/AIDS.