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Kyrgyzstan: “Fine for freedom”
Authors: Olga Belyaeva, Advocacy Manager, EHRA/Sergei Bessonov, “Harm Reduction Network” Association, Kyrgyzstan “Don’t push us into the corner or we will shoot”. Who pushes people into the corner introducing new Criminal Codes under the guise of “humane reforms” and reducing the prison population in Kyrgyzstan while three grams of hashish are subject
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Connecting NGO and communities representatives from Eastern Europe and Central Asia with 3 Delegations to the Global Fund Board
The session on “Connecting NGO and communities representatives from Eastern Europe and Central Asia with 3 Delegations to the Global Fund Board” was held in the The Global Fund Community Zone of the Global Village at the XXII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) on 25 July, 2018.
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Handle with Care: How to Document Human Rights Violations among the Most Vulnerable Groups of Key Populations
On 24 July, 2018, EHRA and Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network conducted a workshop “Handle with Care: How to Document Human Rights Violations among the Most Vulnerable Groups of Key Populations”.
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Criminalization of drugs, health and human rights in the CEECA countries: what is the goal of civil society?
On 26 July, 2018, at the 22 International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, EHRA hold a consultation on the areas of drug policy reform in the Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA) region.
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EHRA announces a Drug policy regional consultation
Dear colleagues, dear EHRA members! Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) is launching a regional online consultation to define its priorities in the area of drug policy and human rights of people who use drugs in CEECA that would guide our future activities in 2018 – 2020. The strategic framework of our
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“Chase the Virus not People!” – join us on AIDS 2018!
Check out the Campaign website! The Team* of regional community networks of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, are joining forces during the XXII International AIDS Conference (July 22-27, 2018, Amsterdam, the Netherlands) in the campaign – “Chase the virus, not people!” Our goal is to present to the world the
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#KazOST – save OST in Kazakhstan!
To everyone. Urgently. Our friends and partners in Kazakhstan need support! Participants of substitution therapy, public organizations of Kazakhstan apply for support to keep methadone treatment in their country. Credentials to decide the future of the program were handed over to the law enforcement agencies. As a result, at the
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LAW VS. HIV
It’s been 6 years since the publication of the report on legal barriers affecting the HIV epidemics by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law. The report stated that “… criminalization of drug use undermines HIV prevention and treatment programs based on human rights, including harm reduction programs” .
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Results of the EHRA’s General Meeting and Regional Meetings in Russia and South-Eastern Europe regions
During the May 21 to June 4, 2018 Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) conducted online General and Regional Meetings (in Russia and South-Eastern Europe) of its members. Quorums for the General and Regional meetings to elect new Steering Committee members needed no less than one third of the members.
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