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February 15th, 2019

Urgente: ¡Los activistas del VIH en Venezuela necesitan nuestra ayuda inmediata!

*Update: Read this important statement from the Venezuelan Network of Positive People, RVG+ (Red Venezolana de Gente Positiva) La Red Global de Personas que Viven con VIH (GNP +) expresa nuestra grave preocupación por la salud, la seguridad y el bienestar de al menos tres destacados activistas del VIH que están siendo atacados por el […]

February 15th, 2019

Urgent: HIV Activists in Venezuela Need Our Immediate Help!

*Critical Update: Read this important statement from the Venezuelan Network of Positive People, RVG+ (Red Venezolana de Gente Positiva) The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) expresses our grave concern over the health, safety and wellbeing of prominent HIV activists that are being targeted by the government of Venezuela in the midst of […]

February 12th, 2019

Remarks delivered by Rico Gustav, Executive Director of GNP+ at the UNAIDS Consultation on Promoting Human Rights in the HIV Response.

12 February 2019, Geneva, Switzerland. According to article 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), States must progressively realise the right to health, including the prevention, treatment and control of diseases. ICESCR General Comment No. 14 on the Right to Health points out that because of widespread inequality, ALL states […]

February 7th, 2019

GNP+ Welcomes the Appointment of Raoul Fransen as Executive Director of ICSS

GNP+ warmly congratulates Raoul Fransen on his appointment as executive director of International Civil Society Support (ICSS). As a well-respected advocate in the global HIV community, and a person living with HIV himself, Raoul is uniquely qualified to lead ICSS’s critical work into its next phase. Over the years, Raoul has demonstrated an unwavering commitment […]

February 4th, 2019

Deadline Extended – Global Partnership Call for Thematic Civil Society Co-Chairs

      The NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS PCB & GNP+, co-convenors of the Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate all Forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination, are calling for organizational civil society co-chairs for their six (6) thematic working groups Background The Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate All Forms of HIV related Stigma […]

January 17th, 2019

Teleconference Recording: Communities Delegates Speak Out

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 community […]

January 16th, 2019

Supporting People Living with HIV and Key Populations through Ambitious Global Fund Replenishment

The Global Fund is an essential mechanism that helps to ensure the life-saving treatment, care and prevention response for people living with HIV and key populations in countries that need it most. Over the last couple of years, people living with HIV and key population-led networks have been actively campaigning for stronger Global Fund replenishment […]

January 9th, 2019

GNP+ Announces New Executive Director

Dear Partners and Allies, The Board and Secretariat of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) warmly welcomes Rico Gustav as our incoming Executive Director. Mr. Gustav is a well-respected human rights and health activist that has been working at the intersection of HIV, drug use and key populations since his own diagnosis […]

December 20th, 2018

Addressing the unjust HIV criminalisation laws in Belarus – an important development.

The Eurasian Women’s Network on AIDS, along with the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and our partners at HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE welcome today’s announcement of an amendment to Article 157 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus, which finally allows consent following disclosure to sexual partner as a defence. Whilst […]

December 20th, 2018

The shockingly draconian HIV Criminalisation laws in Belarus – Yana’s story

* READ AN IMPORTANT LATE-BREAKING UPDATE ABOUT HIV CRIMINALISATION LAW REFORM IN BELARUS HERE! In 2017, there were over 130 prosecutions of HIV positive people in Belarus initiated under Article 157 of the Criminal Code which relates to the criminal exposure or transmission of HIV. 48 more couples have since been affected by this same law […]

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