‘Live the Promise’ An overview of the EAA’s HIV and AIDS Campaign.
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‘Live the Promise’ An overview of the EAA’s HIV and AIDS Campaign
About the EAA 76 members (churches and church-related organizations) Aim: Harness collective energies of members in 2 advocacy campaigns Current campaigns: HIV and Food Board, 2 Strategy Groups, Assembly Small core staff based in Geneva
‘Live the Promise’ - HIV Campaign HIV campaign since set-up of EAA (2000) Four campaign goals (2009-2012): 1. Addressing the root causes of vulnerability to HIV 2. Achieving Universal Access 3. Eliminating stigma and discrimination 4. Ensuring accountability and sufficient resources Advocacy = Awareness raising, speaking out and policy engagement
Awareness Raising 2011/12 Examples Summit Follow-Up Consultation on HIV, human rights and theology
Speaking Out 2011/12 Examples Patent Pool advocacy EAA Action Alerts
Policy Engagement 2011/12 Examples UNGASS Review AIDS 2012
Key = Communication With: EAA members; faith communities; others involved in the HIV response; governments and policy makers… By: producing and sharing resources; facilitating space for dialogue; bringing people together; strong common voice Question: How can we be more effective and strategic with our advocacy communication?