AIDS Action Europe Uniting Civil Society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic
AIDS Action Europe’s mission <ul><li>To unite civil society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic ...
The AIDS Action Europe Network <ul><li>Members: NGOs and CBOs: more than 400 organisations in 45 countries (majority in EE...
Working region
Strategic objectives <ul><li>We aim to strengthen civil society’s contribution to a more effective response to the HIV epi...
Advocacy & Policy <ul><li>Ensuring that civil society voices are heard by policy makers </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS Civil S...
Linking & Learning <ul><li>The Clearinghouse on HIV and AIDS in Europe and Central Asia:  www.hivaidsclearinghouse.eu   </...
Projects <ul><li>ROST - Responding to HIV through Organisational Support and Technical Cooperation in EECA (2010-2012) </l...
Governance <ul><li>Steering Committee of 12  </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity: geographical, HIV status, gender, 3 fixed seats ...
Our sponsors <ul><li>European Commission Second EU Public Health Programme (2008–2013) through the Executive Agency for He...
Contact <ul><li>www.aidsactioneurope.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.hivaidsclearinghouse.eu   </li></ul><ul><li>www.facebook.co...
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This general presentation in English provides an overview of the mission, objectives and work of AIDS Action Europe, the NGO partnership on HIV and AIDS in Europe and Central Asia. Currently more than 400 civil society organisations are united in our network. Find out more about us at www.aidsactioneurope.org

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AIDS Action Europe general presentation English

  1. 1. AIDS Action Europe Uniting Civil Society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic
  2. 2. AIDS Action Europe’s mission <ul><li>To unite civil society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic in Europe and Central Asia </li></ul><ul><li>We strive for better protection of human rights and universal access to prevention, treatment, care and support </li></ul><ul><li>We work towards a reduction of health inequalities in Europe focussing on most at risk populations and on Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia </li></ul>
  3. 3. The AIDS Action Europe Network <ul><li>Members: NGOs and CBOs: more than 400 organisations in 45 countries (majority in EECA) </li></ul><ul><li>Partners: Global, governmental, networks (16) </li></ul><ul><li>EU funded projects (15) </li></ul><ul><li>Free and open membership, agree on ethical code and mission </li></ul>
  4. 4. Working region
  5. 5. Strategic objectives <ul><li>We aim to strengthen civil society’s contribution to a more effective response to the HIV epidemic by: </li></ul><ul><li>Making an effective and meaningful contribution to regional and national policies related to HIV and AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitating continuous exchange among NGOs on good practices and lessons learned related to HIV and AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a stronger, more effective organisation and network </li></ul>
  6. 6. Advocacy & Policy <ul><li>Ensuring that civil society voices are heard by policy makers </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS Civil Society Forum </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS Think Tank </li></ul><ul><li>HIV in Europe initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Direct advocacy work (lobby around new equal treatment legislation, treatment interruptions, decriminalisation) </li></ul><ul><li>Work with WHO Europe, UNAIDS, ECDC, European Commission </li></ul>
  7. 7. Linking & Learning <ul><li>The Clearinghouse on HIV and AIDS in Europe and Central Asia: www.hivaidsclearinghouse.eu </li></ul><ul><li>Specialised NGO members section on www.aidsactioneurope.org </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly e-news & bi-monthly clearinghouse updates </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity development projects </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook & Twitter </li></ul>
  8. 8. Projects <ul><li>ROST - Responding to HIV through Organisational Support and Technical Cooperation in EECA (2010-2012) </li></ul><ul><li>IQhiv: Improving Quality in HIV Prevention (collaboration with WHO Europe and BZgA) </li></ul><ul><li>HIV in Europe Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention and Treatment Advocacy Project (2005-2009) </li></ul><ul><li>European Partners in Action on AIDS (2006-2008) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Governance <ul><li>Steering Committee of 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity: geographical, HIV status, gender, 3 fixed seats </li></ul><ul><li>Staggering membership: 3 year term, re-election possibility for 1 additional term </li></ul><ul><li>Chair Steering Committee: 2 year term </li></ul><ul><li>Selection process: yearly open call, selection by Steering Committee </li></ul><ul><li>2 annual Steering Committee & staff meetings, regular conference calls </li></ul>
  10. 10. Our sponsors <ul><li>European Commission Second EU Public Health Programme (2008–2013) through the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers; </li></ul><ul><li>Aids Fonds; </li></ul><ul><li>ViiV Healthcare Positive Action Programme; </li></ul><ul><li>Levi Strauss Foundation; </li></ul><ul><li>M∙A∙C AIDS Fund </li></ul>
  11. 11. Contact <ul><li>www.aidsactioneurope.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.hivaidsclearinghouse.eu </li></ul><ul><li>www.facebook.com / aidsactioneurope </li></ul><ul><li>www.twitter.com/aidsactioneurop </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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