Primary Sources

PrintPrint EmailEmail ShareShare CiteCite


UN Security Council Resolution 1308, HIV/AIDS

Published July 17, 2000

The UNAIDS site states, “In January 2000 the UN Security Council made history when for the first time it debated a health issue—AIDS. By subsequently adopting Resolution 1308, it highlighted the possible growing impact of AIDS on social instability and emergency situations and potential damaging impact of HIV on the health of international peacekeeping personnel.”


More on This Topic

Foreign Affairs Article

A Hard Education

Authors: Gideon Rose and Jonathan Tepperman

After 13 years of war, the loss of many thousands of lives, and the expenditure of trillions of dollars, what has the United States learned?...