Correction by the Associated Press of an article on UNDP and Global Fund

28 Jan 2011

BC-EU-AIDS Fund-Corruption, CORRECTIVE

Eds: Editors who used BC-EU-AIDS Fund-Corruption, sent Jan. 23 and datelined Geneva, are asked to use the following story:   

GENEVA (AP) - In a Jan. 23 story about corruption among recipients of grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, The Associated Press, relying on fund figures, erroneously reported that the U.N. Development Program manages more than half of the fund's spending, and that the fund has spent $10 billion since its creation in 2002. UNDP has managed about 12 percent of the $13 billion dispersed.