|Resource Guide for Theme Groups: Working together on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, 1998, 61 p.)|
|IV. Resource Mobilization|
IV.1 Although the Theme Group s coordinated and joint planning and action (the previous chapter s title) certainly includes the mobilization and reallocation of resources, human and financial, this aspect of its work is treated here in a separate chapter for practical purposes. Because UNAIDS is not a funding programme, resource mobilization at the country level is a key role of the Theme Group. This may be related to TG activities in support of the national response, but also in support of activities of others, such as the National AIDS Programme or NGOs. In order to raise funds it is essential that the Theme Group members agree on priorities, plans of action and strategies. Theme Groups, Resident Coordinators and Country Programme Advisers will all be involved in different ways in the mobilization and management of different categories of resources. It is important that mechanisms to manage any resources mobilized be prepared and/or adapted concurrently with the fundraising process (see III.7).
· Has the Theme Group agreed on how it can best meet the priorities of the national plan?
· Do the Theme Group members consider providing resource mobilization on behalf of partners within the National Response (government, NGOs, etc.) as a priority?
· Does the Theme Group consider providing training for its partners in resource mobilization as a priority in the National Response?
· Have the individual members of the Theme Group, as UNAIDS Cosponsors, considered if, and how, they will contribute to, and mobilize resources for, Theme Group activities?
· If Cosponsor resources are inadequate to meet Theme Group needs, has the Theme Group developed a resource mobilization plan?
Basic tool kit
· UNAIDS Module on Resource Mobilization (Draft, 1998)
Source: UNAIDS, Information Centre Fax (41) 22 791 4187 e-mail: email@example.com
· UNICEF and UNDP Memoranda on Resource Mobilization