The Global Commission on HIV and the Law is seeking submissions from the Caribbean region
On behalf of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, this is a Call for Submissions for the Caribbean Regional Dialogue.
The Regional Dialogue will take place on 14-15 April 2011 in the Caribbean region. In addition to giving voice to regional and country perspectives on issues of HIV and the law, the dialogue aims to contribute to regional efforts for creating enabling legal environments which support effective HIV responses.
The Commission looks forward to hearing from you if you have worked or presently work in the Caribbean on the following issues:
(1) Laws and practices that effectively criminalise people living with HIV and vulnerable to HIV;
(2) Laws and practices that mitigate or sustain violence and discrimination as lived by women;
(3) Laws and practices that facilitate or impede HIV-related treatment access; and
(4) Issues of law and HIV pertaining to children.
Countries covered by this Call
You are invited to make a submission if you work on HIV, human rights and law issues in the following Caribbean countries or on these issues in relation to the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago.
In order to ensure that the Regional Dialogues can be conducted with minimal language barriers, Spanish-speaking countries in the Caribbean including Cuba and the Dominican Republic shall be included in a Regional Dialogue for Latin America, which will be held later this year.
How to Submit
Instructions on how to submit can be found in the Call for Submissions.
The English version of the Call for Submissions can be found at:
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