Armenia

Call for Proposals For Sub-Recipients of the Regional Program “Right to Health” Community Actions to Increase Access of MSM and Transgender People to HIV Services in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia in Armenia. I. General Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is a regional association of non-profits, community groups, activists and experts in Eastern Europe and […]

A Rights Sensitization training for activists of LGBT and HIV service organizations was conducted in Yerevan, August 21-23, 2017 within the ECOM Regional Program “Right to Health” supported by the Global Fund. The training, attended by representatives from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Macedonia, identified the most pressing problems related to stigma and discrimination, violation […]

Issues of internalized homophobia and its impact on health and lives of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in 13 countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA) will be reviewed in a new survey by the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM). The survey is intended to […]

Discussions around improving effectiveness of community cooperation in Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Estonia took place in Tallinn at the workshop organized by the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), with participation of the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network and the East Europe and Central Asia Union of People Living with HIV, in the frame of the project […]

“Our Love Is Real” – on that name in Erevan was presented a photo project by “Right Side” NGO. It’s shows the equality of people regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity. Society had opposed view on fact, that members of the LGBT community could be in places that are considered to be national treasures, – […]

Strengthening the participation of communities of gay men and other MSM, and trans* people in HIV response, sustainability of prevention and treatment services, quality of data used in national program planning, human rights and sexual health of gay men, other MSM and trans* people in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia – these are the main […]

In response to the challenge of the disproportionately low access to HIV services of men who have sex with men (MSM) and trans* people in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA), ECOM submitted an Expression of Interest to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in March for the regional program, […]

EHRN is looking for community organizations of PLWH, PWID, as well as MSM and transgender people in Estonia, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to aply for small grants within the Regional Program “Money Can Buy Health If You Budget For It” funded by the Robert Carr Foundation.   This Call for Proposals is aimed at identifying community organizations from Estonia, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan […]

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is pleased to announce that its concept note for the regional program “Right to Health: Community Actions to Increase Access of MSM and Transgender People to HIV Services in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia” was submitted to the Global Fund on January 29, 2016. ECOM’s regional […]

The Dialogue of representatives of the transgender community from Eastern Europe and Central Asia was held on 16 and 17 December 2015 in Kiev, which was attended by almost 30 representatives of the transgender community from 9 countries of EECA: Ukraine, Russia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Belarus, Tajikistan, Georgia and Azerbaijan.   The participants exchanged experiences and discussed the priorities […]

December 14, 2015 marked the 8 year anniversary of the founding of “Public Information and Need of Knowledge” NGO, ECOM’s member. Due to the dedicated work of the organization’s interdisciplinary team of professional staff the organization have succeeded to grow from a young and newly formed organization into respective organization in the sphere of human rights […]

ECOM is pleased to announce the results of the country selection process for the regional program “Community Actions to Increase Access of MSM and Transgender People to HIV Services in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.” After careful consideration, the Steering Committee has made the difficult, yet strategic choice of selecting the following four countries for […]

ECOM is pleased to announce that the its Steering Committee has confirmed the membership applications of a new member organization, Public Information and Need of Knowledge (PINK Armenia), based in Yerevan, Armenia.  PINK Armenia is led by its director, Mamikon Hovseyan. ECOM is  happy to expand its circle of like-minded people and hopes for fruitful cooperation in […]

Tallinn, Estonia. 25 March 2015. Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people (TG) are not involved in strategic discussions around HIV in most nations of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA). Lack of reliable epidemiological data, high stigma, and policies that restrict the access of MSM and TG to information on HIV, […]