UK increases funding to UNAIDS: still dramatically lower than before last years’ 80% cut
On 22 June 2022, UNAIDS announced recent pledges to support the work of UNAIDS, the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS.
This includes noting that the UK government increasing funding to £8 million per year, up from £2.5 million in 2021.
Last year however, the UK cut support by more than 80%. Previously the UK contributed £15 million for each of the previous five years. [2, 3]
- UNAIDS press release. Governments announce increased financial support to the global AIDS response. (22 June 2022).
- UNAIDS statement on UK’s proposed reduction in financial support GENEVA. (29 April 2021).
- STOP AIDS. UK to slash funding for the global HIV response, including cutting UNAIDS’ funding by more than 80%. (29 April 2021).
This report was first published on 26 June 2022.