ECOM News

08.05.2018

Joint Statement of Civil Society Organizations in advance of the Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Global Fund Board

On May 9–10 2018, the Global Fund’s Board will consider revisions to the Fund’s Eligibility Policy based upon recommendations from its...

03.05.2018

ECOM: Georgia has taken important steps to protect the rights of LGBT, but HIV legislation has to be improved

Georgia has adopted the Law on elimination of all forms of discrimination that includes sexual orientation and gender identity among protected...

01.05.2018

Regional Сommunity Networks Consortium submitted multi-country proposal for GF funding to insure sustainability of HIV services for key populations in EECA

The Regional Community Networks Consortium(RCNC) of five regional networks in EECA has successfully developed and submitted a proposal for the Global Fund....

30.04.2018

ECOM: Armenian legislation remains contradictory to international standards on SOGI

The Government of the Republic of Armenia has made certain steps to introduce changes to the legislation discriminating against PLWH, gay...

26.04.2018

ECOM: Macedonia has made significant progress in protecting the rights of LGBT

The Republic of Macedonia has made significant progress in protecting the rights of the LGBT and removing legal barriers for people...

19.04.2018

ECOM: Homophobia and transphobia among law enforcements prevents the protection of LGBT rights in Belarus

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ЕCОМ) conducted legislative analysis related to LBGT rights and HIV in Republic of Belarus in 2017....

17.04.2018

EСOM: It is necessary to consolidate the rights of LGBT people at the legislative level in Kyrgyzstan

Introduce amendments into the national legislation on prohibition of LGBT discrimination, improve the system of response to the cases of such...

02.04.2018

ЕКОМ: Блокировка гей сайтов в России является следствием государственной гомофобии

Евразийская коалиция по мужскому здоровью считает, что стигматизация геев и поддерживаемая государством гомофобия ведет к криминализации ЛГБТ сообщества, и крайне негативным...

02.04.2018

The Endeavor to Improve the Life of Others: Paata Sabelashvili on Drugs & the LGBT Community

Politicians, journalists, and civil society observers covering the theme of drug use, in conjunction with the LGBT community in Georgia, are...

29.03.2018

The Second European Chemsex Forum raised the issues of chemsex use problematic among MSM

The second European Chemsex forum has taken place in Berlin and was attended by 242 participants from 32 countries including several...

23.03.2018

Chemsex become popular among MSM in Ukraine

In EECA countries, chemsex is a rather new concept gaining popularity. According to research findings, up to 8% of MSM in...

15.03.2018

The impact of MSM and trans people on HIV decisions remains low

Involvement of communities in the decision-making processes in the field of HIV prevention among key populations remains low in Central, Eastern...

12.03.2018

HIV prevention among MSM in Estonia in focus of Ministry of Health and Labour

During the meeting of Eugene Osinovsky, the Minister of Health and Labour of Estonia, and the representatives of non-governmental organizations, they...

21.02.2018

Second expert meeting on men’s health in the WHO European Region is taking place in Almaty

Second expert meeting on men’s health in the WHO European Region is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 20-21 February 2018....

13.02.2018

International Condom Day: 1½ grams changed the world

In 1931 US Army made condom a part of standard soldier equipment. At the same time the venereal diseases incidence among...

09.02.2018

PReP in Europe Summit has kicked off in Amsterdam

PReP in Europe Summit has kicked off in Amsterdam today. It addresses enormous gap in provision of PReP in European countries....

01.02.2018

Raminta Stuikyte to facilitate ECOM’s new regional mechanism – Regional Platform for Policy Reform (RPPR) 

On February 1, 2018 ECOM has appointed Raminta Stuikyte as facilitator of its new regional multi-sector mechanism – Regional Platform for...

30.01.2018

EECA Regional Online Dialogue for the Development of a New Regional Program

The Regional Communities Networks Consortium uniting Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA), Eurasian Women’s Network on...

23.01.2018

Alexander Tsekhanovich joined the ECOM team

Dear colleagues! The ECOM Secretariat is pleased to inform you that today Alexandr Tsekhanovich joined our team as a  Technical Support...

12.01.2018

EECA Regional Communities Consortium is created

A Memorandum to create an EECA Regional Communities Consortium has been signed on December 20, 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The goal...