20 Dec 2016
Communities Delegations Speak Out: Webinar Summary and Recording
Earlier this week GNP+ hosted an informational teleconference with civil society representatives from the UNAIDS PCB, Global Fund and UNITAID community board delegations who are on the front line of shaping global HIV policy during a time marked by diminishing financial resources and radically shifting ideological and political agendas.
The call, which was attended by over 50 community activists and advocates from around the world, featured Meg Davis, former human rights advisor at the Global Fund and a current scholar in residence at the NYU center for Human Rights and Global Justice as well as EriKa Castellanos the founder and director of CNE+ Belize and a Member of the NGO Delegation of the UNAIDS PCB, Violeta Ross of the Bolivian Network of People Living with HIV and Board Member of the Communities Delegation to UNITAID, Maurine Murenga of ICW and an alternate member of the Communities Delegation of the Global Fund and Raoul Fransen-dos Santos of International Civil Society Support and a member of the Communities Delegation of the Global Fund.
The speakers discussed key events, deliberations and decisions made during the most recent UNAIDS PCB, Global Fund and UNITAID board meetings. They also spoke about how their efforts will advance the critical bilateral and multilateral funding, policy and strategic direction discussions that will impact the future health, safety and wellbeing of all people living with HIV globally in 2017.
Additional highlights from the call include discussions about:
Click here to listen to a recording of the webinar. Additionally, please check back with us after the New Year as we will be restarting our bi-monthly community teleconference and webinar series in February 2017.