Deadline: 7 August 2011
The Global Commission on HIV and the Law
wants to hear from YOU
July 6, 2011 - On behalf of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, this is a Call for Submissions for the High Income Countries Dialogue.
The High Income Countries Dialogue will take place on 16-17 September 2011, in California , United States. In addition to
giving voice to high income countries perspectives on issues of HIV and the law, the dialogue aims to contribute to efforts for creating
enabling legal environments which support effective HIV responses. The forum will provide a unique opportunity for civil society to
engage directly with government officials, law experts, United Nations representatives and members of the Global Commission to
discuss gaps and opportunities for changes in the law, practices of law enforcement, issues with legal aid and access to redress.
The Commission looks forward to hearing from you if you have worked or presently work in high income countries on the following issues:
(1) Laws and practices that effectively criminalise people living with HIV and vulnerable to HIV;
(2) Laws and practices that mitigate or sustain violence and discrimination as lived by women;
(3) Laws and practices that facilitate or impede HIV-related treatment access; and
(4) Issues of law and HIV pertaining to children.
Countries covered by this call
You are invited to make a submission if your experience has been in any of the following countries: Austria, Belgium,
Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States .
Submissions will be reviewed by a Dialogue Advisory Group constituted by the Secretariat of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law based on which submitters will be invited to participate in the dialogue.
How to Submit
Instructions on how to submit can be found in the Call for Submissions.