The EU Civil Society Forum (CSF) on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis is an informal advisory body established by the European Commission.
Purpose: the EU Civil Society Forum on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis is a body supported by the European Commission DG SANTE to facilitate the involvement of civil society in policy development and programme implementation. It seeks to provide a platform for mutual learning and strategic thinking to improve policies and their implementation; to strengthen advocacy for the rights of key communities living or affected by these infections; to contribute to the empowerment of community groups. A delegation of the CSF takes part in the so-called Think Tank, the mirror structure with government representatives. It meets in person twice a year.
Coordination: Correlation, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association, European AIDS Treatment Group, AIDS Action Europe, TB Europe Coalition/Global Health Advocates
Partners: 40 members representative national organisations and regional networks
Duration: March 2017 – end of 2019
EATG contact(s): Nikos Dedes (EATG member representative), Ann Isabelle von Lingen (office), firstname.lastname@example.org