ARASA and ITPC to host Regional Training on Strengthening Engagement of Key Populations across Global Fund Processes and Platforms

Posted by ARASA on March 6, 2015

The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) and the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) will be hosting a regional training on the engagement of key populations at higher risk of HIV (people living with HIV, transgender people, sex workers and men who have sex with men) in Global Fund processes and platforms.

The training will take place from Monday, 09 to Friday, 13 March 2015 at the Life Aviator Hotel in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. The regional meeting will bring together representatives of key populations groups and organisations responding to the needs of key populations from Botswana, Malawi and Tanzania.

The training aims to strengthen the capacity of participants on global and national funding architecture, Global Fund processes and platforms, national, regional and international human rights commitments, human rights challenges facing key populations, human rights programming as well as HIV, TB and human rights advocacy. It will also explore ways to expand and strengthen meaningful engagement of key populations across Global Fund related processes and platforms to support strategic and focused investment of Global Fund and other resources and Develop country-specific, key populations based action plans for cascading the learning at country level as well as strengthening the capacity of key population’s constituents to engage in and influence national Global Fund processes and platforms.

For more information on the training, please email sirka@arasa.info.

To download the agenda, please click here