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Organisers of HIV2020 Issue Recommendations to IAS Ahead of Virtual Conferences

The organisers of HIV2020 Online, of which NSWP is a member, published a set of ten recommendations aimed at the International AIDS Society (IAS), which has been criticised for its decision to bring this year’s International AIDS Conference to the United States of America (U.S.). Though both conferences will now take place online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, advocates argue that the decision reflects weak community engagement.

NSWP Welcomes You to HIV2020 Online

HIV2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response, is scheduled to take place on Zoom from July through October of 2020.

The HIV2020 alliance has decided to organise the community-led event to provide an alternative for individuals who cannot or will not participate in the AIDS2020 virtual conference. Its goal is to offer new opportunities to reaffirm the leading role communities play in the global HIV response. ​


The International AIDS Conference 2020 was due to be held in San Francisco and Oakland, USA, between 6th-10th July. This would have been the second time in a decade that the IAS has decided to host the Conference in the USA, despite the legal travel restrictions affecting sex workers and other key populations. 


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Ativistas se unem por uma alternativa para a Conferência Internacional sobre o HIV/AIDS

Depois do encerramento da Conferência IAS 2019 sobre Ciência do HIV na Cidade do México, em junho deste ano, redes mundiais lideradas por comunidades de pessoas que vivem com HIV e populações-chave uniram forças com ativistas mexicanos e latino-americanos para continuar o planejamento da Conferência HIV 2020.

Les défenseurs des droits humains s’unissent pour une alternative à la Conférence internationale sur le sida

Le mois dernier, s’est tenu à Mexico un congrès scientifique sur le VIH organisé par la Société internationale sur le sida. Suite à cet évènement, les réseaux internationaux dirigés par les populations clés ont joint leurs forces aux organisations de défense des droits des personnes du Mexique et d’Amérique latine pour continuer à se préparer pour la conférence HIV2020.