Democratic Republic of the Congo National Dialogue on HIV and the Law Report (French)Published on Friday, 04 July 2014 08:04
The report of the National Dialogue on HIV and the Law for the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been released. The Naitonal Dialogue, which took place 26-27 November, 2013 in Kinshasa, brought together stakeholders from government, civil society, HIV and legal experts, human rights advocates and people living with HIV and key populations – more than 120 participants in total. The dialogue was organized by the Minister of Justice and Human Rights and the Congolese Organisation of People Living with HIV, with support from UNDP, UNAIDS and PEPFAR. Key actions identified in the report for follow up action include:
- Capacity building of the key actors (CSOs experts, judges, government experts, parliamentarians, health providers, prison warders, police officers, PLHIV, SW, MSM, young people and women) on HIV and human rights;
- Reform of the law 08/011 on the rights of PLHIV and those affected of the DRC;
- Support of the National Aids Council (PNMLS) on the development of strategic information on key populations;
- Organization of parliamentarian forums on HIV / AIDS.
- Establishment of an observatory on HIV related human rights using the expertise of the networks of key stakeholders operating in the sector.
The report can be downloaded through the below link:
Democratic Republic of the Congo National Dialogue on HIV and the Law Report (French)