EECA News

05.08.2019

Public Officials in Armenia took part in training on Prevention of Stigma and Discrimination

On July 25 and July 26 training on the topic of Prevention of Stigma and Discrimination took place in Yerevan. The...

28.05.2019

Small Grants 2019: Call for Proposals for LGBT organizations and groups from Central Asia and Southern Caucasus

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health – ECOM opens a Call for Proposals from LGBTQ community-based organizations and unregistered initiative groups for...

21.05.2019

Call for proposals to receive small grants for community-led monitoring of service quality and satisfaction

The Eurasian Regional Consortium invites you to fill in forms to take part in the call for proposals to receive small grants for community-led...

17.05.2019

The Campaign “Chase Stigma, Not People!” is Launched in EECA

The stigmatizing and discriminatory social and political environment in CEECA countries leads to  self-stigma among LGBT people, strengthens barriers to accessing...

16.05.2019

UNAIDS calls on countries to remove discriminatory laws and enact laws that protect people from discrimination

Discriminatory laws drive key populations out of reach of critical health and social services GENEVA, 16 May 2019—Ahead of the International...

12.04.2019

Briefly about the main things: ECOM prepared Briefs on HIV among MSM in EECA countries

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) presents information products, which are unique for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), offering...

03.04.2019

UN Human Rights Committee Makes Important SOGI-Related Observations to Estonia

The United Nations Human Rights Committee is a UN body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on...

14.03.2019

The new Antidiscrimination Law which explicitly includes SOGI as discriminatory ground finally adopted in North Macedonia

The parliament of North Macedonia adopted on Monday the law on the prevention and protection against discrimination after long debates between...

01.03.2019

100 CSOs from Republic of North Macedonia raised their voice for urgent adoption of new general Law against discrimination

Yesterday, on 28.02.2019, 100 CSOs and 7 networks from Republic of North Macedonia held a press release in front of the...

02.12.2018

New UNAIDS report shows that 75% of all people living with HIV know their HIV status

Report also calls for increased efforts to reach the 9.4 million people living with HIV who are not aware that they...

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

Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia issues historic opinion regarding recognition of same sex partnership

On 29 October 2018, the Office of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia issued an opinion calling the Ministry of...

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...

06.08.2018

Armenian villagers tried to lynch LGBTI people, injured nine of them

Thirty Armenian villagers attacked nine LGBTI people yesterday night (3 August) leaving two of them seriously injured. A person showed up...

21.07.2018

MSM Account for 21% of New HIV Cases in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

On July 18, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) presented a new report on the global HIV epidemic. The...

13.07.2018

The Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia, 2017 report

The Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia, 2017 report summarizes the cases filed to and documented by PINK Armenia,...

19.06.2018

The World Health Organisation is set to declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder

World Health Organization has completed a review of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, namely the 11th...

11.06.2018

Webinar: ECOM Small Grants program 2018

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) has opened a Call for Proposals for LGBTQ community-based organizations and initiative groups to participate...

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