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Two Reports On Behalf Of People Who Use Drugs To Be Presented At The UN Committee On Economic, Social And Cultural Rights
The Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, together with communities of people who use drugs from Estonia and Kazakhstan are presenting two parallel reports to the 62nd Pre-Sessional Working Group of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), which is meeting in
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The EU recommendations on alternatives to punishment for crimes – it won’t lead to a paradigm shift, but it will help advocacy effort
Author: Dasha Matyushina, Drug Policy and Human Rights Advisor, EHRA On March 8, 2018, the Council of Ministers of the European Union adopted final recommendations on alternatives to punishment for crimes committed by people who use drugs. The adoption of such a document is an important event, especially given the fact
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Promote your work through Harm Reduction Journal with high impact-factor
Dear colleagues, Don’t miss this unique opportunity to promote your work through Harm Reduction Journal (HRJ) with high impact-factor. We would like to encourage you to submit your paper(s) to the thematic series in Harm Reduction Journal: The state of harm reduction in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, to be
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Time to act confidently. INPUD and ENPUD community leaders have a meeting in Kyrgyzstan
The three countries’ obligations to support and finance communities of people who use drugs are: Countries have committed to making key changes by 2030 including for people who use drugs – UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Countries committed to expand access to services including community-led services in the 2016
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Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert is needed
The consortium of EECA regional community networks is looking for the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Expert familiar with the Global Fund M&E requirements to join the team in preparing a multi-country advocacy and capacity building proposal. The expected date of start of the contract is March 1, 2018. Deadline for
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EXTENDED: EHRA is looking for WordPress developers
Eurasian Harm Reduction Association is looking for WordPress developers to work with two existing WordPress websites. This includes introducing new functionality as well as existing functionality modification. Both websites are running on WordPress and shall be finished by 15th of March, 2018. The content of the websites shall be intact
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Future development and analysis of the past: EHRA held the first Steering Committee meeting
On 13-14 February, the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) held an annual meeting of the Steering Committee in Vilnius (Lithuania). This meeting has a particular importance, since it was the first one in the history of the organization. What’s more, a great significance of this meeting is the new membership
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Kazakhstan Risks Losing Opioid Maintenance Therapy Programs
The outcomes of the assessment of the opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) programs, initiated by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2017, may lead to the complete halt of these programs in the country. Multiple violations of human rights were recorded during the assessment, it was conducted in breach
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Regional Dialogue for the development of a new regional program and a multicountry application to the Global Fund is announced
Dear colleagues,    The Regional Communities Networks Consortium uniting Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA), Eurasian Women’s Network on AIDS (EWNA), Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN), Eurasian Network of People Who Use Drugs (ENPUD) is announcing the Regional Dialogue for the development of a
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New members of the EHRA’s Steering Committee are elected
During the 15-29 January, 2018 Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) conducted online Regional Meetings of it’s members to elect new Steering Committee representatives in the Baltic States, Belarus-Ukraine-Moldova, Central Asia, Central Europe, South-Eastern Europe regions. Quorum for the Regional meeting to elect new member needed no less than a half
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