3rd Health Programme (2014-2020)
AIDS Action Europe - Continuity and Innovation 2017 [AAE]
Under its leading motto for the Framework Partnership Agreement, continuity and innovation, AIDS Action Europe (AAE) will maintain to work in 2017. As a comprehensive NGO network in the field of HIV/A...
Under its leading motto for the Framework Partnership Agreement, continuity and innovation, AIDS Action Europe (AAE) will maintain to work in 2017. As a comprehensive NGO network in the field of HIV/AIDS with over 400 network members and partners AAE is a unique player with substantial added value for European policy making and programme implementation. Based on the problem analysis and the activities implemented in 2015 and 2016, AAE will focus on tackling following core problem areas in 2017:
Advocacy for a new policy framework
Advocacy for European issues at the international level
Upscaling access to prevention for gay men and other MSM
Improved access to HIV services for all those whose access is limited due to their residency status
Affordability of medicines and access to treatment
Community based voluntary counselling and testing (CBVCT) outside medical settings
and tackling stigma and discrimination
Within Objective I, AAE will ensure that Civil Society’s voices are being heard and key populations’ needs are addressed by organising the EU HIV/AIDS CSF, contributing to the Think Tank, contributing to key European events and participating in the UNAIDS PCB. Furthermore AAE will continue its activities regarding undocumented migrants, affordability of medicines, promoting CBVCT and upscaling access to prevention for gay men and other MSM. Tackling stigma and discrimination is a core task for AAE and is reflected as a cross sectional theme in all our activities. AAE will advocate for the rights of key populations and contribute to fairer, inequality reducing societies. Under Objective II communication and collaboration, facilitate linking and learning between members and partners are at focus with a recently re-launched and re-designed AAE Clearinghouse and website as well as through our social media presence. Objective III will ensure overall governance, the functioning of the network and the implementation of the annual work programme.
Start date: 01/01/2017 - End date: 31/12/2017
Call: Financial contribution to the functioning of non-governmental bodies (Operating grants)