Новостные сводки рассылаются в рамках работы по гранту от Фонда сетей гражданского общества Роберта Карра. Цель гранта – в сотрудничестве с членами НСВП провести обучающие семинары, посвященные работе с Глобальным фондом. В течение года НСВП пришлет еще три сводки новостей.
Regional updates: Global
Le Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund finance la mise en œuvre des ateliers du Fonds mondial en collaboration avec les membres du NSWP ; ce bulletin est produit dans le cadre de ces financements. Trois bulletins supplémentaires seront produits cette année par le NSWP et seront diffusés aux membres.
The Global Fund is an organisation that supports programmes to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The Global Fund disburses billions of US Dollars to support responses to the three diseases.
This update is part of the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund grant to provide Global Fund workshops in collaboration with NSWP members. There will be three more updates throughout the year that NSWP will share with members.
NSWP's first update is about the 35th Global Fund Board Meeting, which will take place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on the 26-27th April 2016.
On the 18th of March 2016, the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) published a report entitled “PrEP for People Who Inject Drugs: Community Voices on Pros, Cons, and Concerns”.
The report is based on three regional consultations and a series of one on one interviews with people who use drugs and other activists. Approximately 75 people from 33 different countries participated in the process.
Last week the British Journal of Criminology published an article by Lynzi Armstrong entitled “From Law Enforcement to Protection? Interactions Between Sex Workers and Police in a Decriminalized Street-Based Sex Industry”.
NSWP is part of Bridging the Gaps – health and rights for key populations. Together with almost 100 local and international organisations Bridging the Gaps partners have united to reach one mission: achieving universal access to HIV/STI prevention, treatment, care and support for key populations, including sex workers, LGBT people and people who use drugs. Bridging the Gaps has published their 2015 Report, which summarises the activities of its funding recipients in the period from September 2011 to December 2015.
The International AIDS Conference 2016 (IAC) is calling for research abstracts and workshop proposals. It also welcomes activity proposals for the Global Village & Youth programme, a space centered around networking within and between communities. The IAC will take place on 18-22 July in Durban, South Africa.
The IAC is an important space for sharing knowledge and for advocacy for persons living with HIV. The previous edition of the conference, held in 2014, drew criticism from both the sex worker and drug user movements regarding the lack of meaningful representation and participation in the conference of communities who are highly stigmatised, marginalised and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.