EECA News

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...

28.05.2018

Call for Proposals: Small Grants 2018. Regional Program “Right to Health”

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) opens a Call for Proposals from LGBTQ community-based organizations and initiative groups for Small Grants program under...

22.03.2018

A 5.5-fold increase of HIV cases among MSM in Kazakhstan

According to the results of studies conducted by the Kazakhstan National AIDS Center, the HIV detection rate among men who have...

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...

01.02.2018

Transitioning on agenda of EuroPride 2018

 This year’s EuroPride-2018 will take place in Stockholm and Gothenburg. A transgender man named Alex filmed a video in honor...

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...

29.01.2018

Georgia: Assault on a transgender woman in Tbilisi

On 28 January, a 23-year-old transgender woman Miranda Pagava, an activist from on of the local LGBT organizations, was attacked in...

25.01.2018

The 3rd Ageing with HIV conference

The 3rd Ageing with HIV conference that was scheduled to be held on the 22-25 March 2018 has been postponed to 3-6 May 2018 (Kyiv,...

12.01.2018

Making increased participation of EECA region in AIDS2018 a reality

AFEW International with the support of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs implements a range of activities to empower CBOs, NGOs,...

12.01.2018

UN urges comprehensive approach to sexuality education

Close to 10 years after its first edition, a fully updated International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education published today by UNESCO advocates quality...

12.12.2017

An international meeting on HIV and tuberculosis held in Tallinn

Today and tomorrow, 12 and 13 December, an international meeting is being held in Tallinn under the auspices of the Estonian...