9 September 2013
At the G20 in Saint-Petersbourg, Vladimir Putin stood out from the crowd by his repressive politics towards defenders of gay people and drug users. What is his objective? To weaken NGOs and in the process minorities who are perceived to be « political enemies », with the added risk of worsening the already explosive HIV and hepatitis C... Read more
9 July 2013
The time when every G8 summit was an opportunity for countries to solemnly commit themselves to scaling up the fight against AIDS seems to be well and truly a thing of the past. How far away the 2005 Gleneagles Summit seems to us now, when the world’s richest nations pledged to reach universal access to treatment by 2010.
Likewise, the promise... Read more
7 September 2012
Following a recent public intervention by Jean-Marie Le Guen, doctor, public health expert and politician, French NGOs took this opportunity to point out to the government that for years now they have been lobbying for Safer Injecting Facilities in France.
Safer Injecting Facilities (SIF), what for?
Existing harm reduction strategies have proven... Read more