On 12 -19 April 2015, the Thirteenth Crime Congress of the United Nations is taking place in Doha, Qatar. EHRN representative is attending the Crime Congress to engage with governmental officials and other decision makers on a number of issues related to law and harm reduction.
Call for Proposals to select partner organizations in Lithuania from among community of people who use drugs. This Call for Proposals aims to select up to 2 organizations and /or groups of PWUD to complete the Lithuanian country team next to Coalition “I Can Live”.
On 30–31 March 2015, EHRN is attending the 1st Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Tuberculosis and Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis held in Riga, Latvia.
EHRN has concluded the results of the first year of the Campaign “Women Against Violence” and launched the second year, the Year of the Dialogue.
EHRN has attended the 58th session of CND, the central policymaking body on narcotic drugs within the UN, with a key message of the importance of regional approach to drug policies.
It is time for HR organizations to mobilize and start advocating for key changes in polices and budget allocation, which will help us avoid Russian, Romanian and Serbian scenarios.
EHRN addressed a letter to SIIC, whereby it strongly recommends considering the need to hold a Partnership Forum in EECA for the region to engage with the development of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2021
Regional Technical Advisory Group are discussing how to influence the process of taking decisions on funding harm reduction in the six countries.
On 21-22 January 2015, in Astana (Kazakhstan) a consultative high-level meeting was held with the aim of discussing the progress, barriers and ways to improve access to services for people who inject drugs.
On 9-11 December 2014, for the first time, a joint delegation mobilized by EHRN participated in the 35th UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB).
EHRN continues to work actively in advocating for human rights of PWUD: advocacy of human rights of people who use drugs will remain among key priorities for EHRN for the coming strategic period.
EHRN, Alliance-Ukraine, and ECUO agreed to create a joint mechanism for the coordination of knowledge management and capacity building in the region.
Eight regional networks of Eastern Europe and Central Asia representing communities affected by HIV infection have agreed to join efforts to achieve sustainable access to provision of HIV care continuum.
From November 2014, Lithuania is joining the Regional Program “Harm Reduction Works – Fund It!” funded by the Global Fund.
While the world is witnessing decline in the numbers of new HIV infections, the HIV epidemic in EECA continues to expand.