Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator [Department of State] Law and Legal Definition

The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator is a part of the U.S. Department of State that lead implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

The Emergency Plan embraces all resources and international activities of the U.S. Government to combat the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator coordinates and oversees the U.S. global response to HIV/AIDS.

The functions of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator include:

a. to lead the U.S. Government's international HIV/AIDS efforts;

b. to ensure program and policy coordination among the relevant USG agencies and departments and nongovernmental organizations, avoiding duplication of effort;

c. to pursue coordination with other countries and international organizations;

d. to resolve policy, program, and funding disputes among the relevant USG agencies and departments;

e. to approve all activities of the U.S. relating to combating HIV/AIDS in focus countries; and

f. to promotes program accountability and monitor progress toward meeting the Emergency Plan's goals.