Established by

General Assembly



Year established


Lead agency


UNAIDS, IFRC (Co-Chairs)

The IASC Taskforce on HIV in Humanitarian Situations was established in March 2007. The Task Force is composed of UN agencies, NGOs consortia, IOM and the IFRC and meets on a quarterly basis. It is co-chaired by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and a rotating representative of the non-UN membership.

  • to assess the implementation of the IASC Guidelines on HIV/AIDS in Emergency Settings and update them along with accompanying training materials.
  • to strengthen and harmonize the monitoring and evaluation of HIV interventions in humanitarian situations.