Interfaith Pre-Conference to the
International AIDS Conference 2022

Taking Action to Overcome HIV Stigma & Discrimination

Comprehensive, Compassionate Care for All

27-28 July 2022 (08:00-18:00 EST)
Hybrid Event - Montreal, Canada (Plaza Centre-Ville, 777 Blvd Robert-Bourassa) + virtual


 

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Interfaith Preconference

Thursday 28 July
 

Plenary (Main link) -  French/English interpretation available

https://encoreglobal.zoom.us/j/94379464059?pwd=M2hGQXBJdkNyOHNWcHhKaHFIVStDQT09

Objectives

  1. Provide opportunities for learning, networking, collaboration, & capacity building among faith communities and religious leaders working to support the global HIV response;

  2. Highlight effective interventions by all sectors to address HIV stigma and discrimination, especially in relation to children, adolescents, women, and key population groups;

  3. Identify ways to support/replicate these interventions through collaborations that identify distinctive roles for faith communities and religious leaders;

  4. Strengthen broader anti-stigma efforts by presenting models that integrate other relevant services (e.g., mental health services) and amplify innovations from other anti-stigma efforts in response to other conditions (e.g., COVID or TB)

  5. Build and strengthen the potential and reach of faith leaders and communities to address inequalities;

  6. Link participants to new and existing opportunities for ongoing collaboration beyond this conference

  7. Exploring moral and ethical framework that are life-giving.

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