On May 2nd and 3rd, the 2nd Regional Meeting of the LAC Platform is held. More than 50 representatives of civil society organizations meet to deepen and expand the advocacy capacities of the Platform.
Bring together stakeholders from LAC regions to provide information and knowledge on changes in Global Fund policies and processes, including the new Global Fund Strategy and the 2017-2019 Strategic Initiative on Communities, Gender and Rights (CRG).
To report on progress of the Regional Platform and exchange information with stakeholders on how the regional platform has supported their work and can continue supporting the needs of civil society and communities in the region.
Learn about other initiatives of civil society organizations and communities, as well as other actors involved in the response to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, in relation to the implementation of the FM Transition, Sustainability and Co-financing policy at the national and regional levels, and to to explore potential coordination, articulation and collaboration actions.
Social dialogues in the context of sustainable transition in three countries: Belize, Panama and Paraguay – (Methodology)
Joan Tallada, LAC Platform.
9:15 a 9:30
Presentation Findings and Lessons Learned Belize
Martha Carrillo, LAC Platform.
9:30 a 9:45
Presentation Findings and Lessons Learned Panama
Diego Postigo, LAC Platform.
9:45: a 10:00
Presentation Findings and Lessons Learned Paraguay
Inés López, LAC Platform.
10:00 a 11:30
Group work on social dialogues
Mary Ann Torres and team
11:30 a 11:45
11:45 a 12:10
Findings and lessons learned from the documentation of good practices in financing CSOs and communities in the response to HIV, TB and Malaria in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Paul Bonilla, Global Fund and Carlos García de León, CRAT consultant.
12:10 a 12:30
Findings and lessons learned from the recognition of Community Health Services (SCA) in Colombia.
Miguel Ángel Barriga, Red Somos Colombia.
12:30 a 12:45
Experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean: Open Society Fundation.
Melania Trejo, OSF
12:45 a 13:00
Presentation of the Campaign of Salud por Derecho
Vanessa López, Salud por Derecho.
13:00 a 13:30
Discussion – Questions and Answers
Mary Ann Torres
13:30 a 14:30
14:30 a 16:00
Small groups: Challenges and best practices in civil society response within the framework of sustainable transition in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Mary Ann Torres and team.
16:00 a 17:00
Report back of group work
Mary Ann Torres
17:00 a 17:30
Evaluation and closing
Mary Ann Torres; Robinson Cabello and Rosa Inés Béjar, CRAT – Vía Libre .
Consult and free download all the presentations of the II Meeting of the Platform LAC
INTERVIEWS about LAC Plataform
Elena Reynaga - 2ª Reunión Plataforma LAC
Alberto Colorado - 2ª Reunión Plataforma LAC
Fernando Chujutalli - 2ª Reunión Plataforma LAC
Julio Cesar Aguilar - 2ª Reunión Plataforma LAC
Martha Carrillo - 2nd LAC Plataform Meeting
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About the initative
The Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Platform for Support, Coordination and Communication of Civil Society and Communities (LAC Platform), is an initiative driven by the CRAT VIA LIBRE – International HIV/AIDS Alliance and supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund).
It is part of several interventions of the Global Fund to support and strengthen community and civil society participation at all levels within their processes. It is a component of the Special Initiative on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG).