ECOM News

10.12.2018

70 years of Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Today we celebrate Human Rights  Day 2018. 70 years ago since the Universal Declaration on Human Rights was proclaimed by the United Nations...

04.12.2018

Calls for Proposals to Conduct Studies

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is soliciting proposals from individual consultants or companies to conduct studies within the final evaluation...

01.12.2018

ECOM: The 30-year fight against HIV has not seen results in the CEECA region

The insufficiency of prevention programs, funding, and support from countries has led to an increase of HIV-positive MSM, higher syphilis prevalence,...

28.11.2018

National specificities in the observance of the rights to health in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Macedonia

This year, ECOM published the Regional Report on Violations of the Rights to Health of Gay Men, Other MSM and Trans...

26.11.2018

European Testing Week 2018

Now in its 6th year since the launch in 2013 and the 4th year since hepatitis testing has been included, European...

16.11.2018

325 murders of trans and gender nonconfirming people have been documented around the world in 2017

Every year, on November 20, we pay tribute to the lives of trans and gender-nonconfirming people whose murders became known within...

09.11.2018

MSMIT Tool Introduced in the Framework of “Right to Health” program

On November 6, 2018 within the framework of the “Right to Health” program funded by the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health...

02.11.2018

UN Human Rights Committee in its concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Belarus made two recommendations on Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.

UN Human Rights Committee in its concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Belarus made two recommendations on Discrimination on...

09.10.2018

NGOs presented their position on the situation of LGBT rights in Belarus to the Human Rights Committee

The 124th session of the UN Human Rights Committee is taking place from October 8-9, 2018 in Geneva, at which the...

03.10.2018

Sona Orbelian Has Become the New Member of ECOM’s Secretariat

ECOM Secretariat  is glad to announce that, from October 2018, Sona Orbelian has joined our team as the new Technical Support...

01.10.2018

ECOM meets with the UN Independent Expert on SOGI in Tbilisi

The UN Independent Expert on the protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, is...

22.09.2018

New Report of the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on SOGI is imbued with references to EECA countries

The United Nations Human Rights Council has expressed its “grave concern at acts of violence and discrimination, in all regions of...

14.09.2018

ECOM presents first ever Regional Report on violations of the right to health of gay men, other MSM and trans people in the CEECA region in 2017

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) prepared a Regional Report on violations of the right to health of gay men, other...

12.09.2018

Future Advocates of the LGBT Community from EECA Countries Prepare for a Trip to Geneva

The main information tracks that were examined within the framework of the Training on Legal Literacy and Activism Skills, which took...

06.09.2018

The Client is Always Right: “Secret Client” Improves the Situation in the Field of Medicine

The “Secret Client” methodology was used for decades in the field of goods and services, however, no one carried out such...

16.08.2018

ECOM representatives participated in the 10th European MSM Networking Meeting

One of the key ECOM objectives is promoting access to strategic information on the health and wellbeing of gay men, other...

15.08.2018

How to work with volunteers? ECOM has the answer!

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) presents a model policy on volunteer cooperation, which is going to be useful for...

09.08.2018

The Small Grants Competition Results Within the Framework of ECOM’s Regional “Right to Health” Programme 2018

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health finalized the Small Grants Competition results, which was conducted within the framework of the regional...

26.07.2018

Criminalization of LGBT People Bolsters the HIV Epidemic

The participants of the AIDS 2018 conference, which is being held in Amsterdam, have discussed the issues of criminalization of LGBT...