Engaging Anew with the PEPFAR COP Process: 2017 Updates and New Civil Society Opportunities

Published: January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017 – 2017 is here and with it a new PEPFAR Country Operational Plan/Regional Operational Plan (COP/ROP) process. Earlier this month, the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) published the final version of the 2017 PEPFAR COP Guidance, which incorporates some and neglects other recommendations made by civil society. It is crucial that civil society advocates …

Key populations and Global Fund in the MENA Region

Published: January 23, 2017

“MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT OF KEY POPULATIONS WITHIN GLOBAL FUND PROCESSES IN THE MENA REGION” Workshop organized by M-Coalition and ITPC Mena Global Fund Communications and Coordination Platform, facilitated by (MSMGF) the Global Forum on MSM & HIV M-Coalition, with support from the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund, held a two-day workshop in cooperation with the Global Fund Communications and Coordination Platform …

Will the Global HIV Response Fail Gay Men?

Published: December 19, 2016

New article in Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) Will the global HIV response fail gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men? George Ayala, Glenn-Milo Santos Introduction: Gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men are among the small number of groups for whom HIV remains uncontrolled worldwide. Although there …

Community Update on Global Fund

Published: December 5, 2016

The 2017-2019 Global Fund Funding Cycle: Highlights of the differentiated funding application process translated versions: RU FR ES What you should know and how to engage! December 5 2016 –ICASO and the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) have jointly prepared an alert to provide an update to Key population and Civil society advocates who have been or are …

MSMGF brings global attention to gay men and HIV in Durban

Published: November 30, 2016

The MSMGF organized its seventh Pre-Conference Event at the 2016 International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Durban, South Africa focused on HIV among gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. To our knowledge, this Pre-Conference Event is the largest global gathering of activists, researchers, implementers, and donors focused on the sexual health and human rights of …

Global Key Population Networks Stand in Solidarity with U.S. Activists

Published: November 22, 2016

We, the Bridging the Gaps alliance of global key population constituency networks, represented by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), the International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD) and the Global Forum on Men Who Have Sex With Men and HIV (MSMGF), …

Transparent communication needed in the Philippines

Published: October 31, 2016

No clear and transparent communication between the Philippines Country Coordinating Mechanism and MSM and transgender groups APCOM (member of the MSMGF Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks) and Dangal Pilipinas Inc. (DANGAL), the national network of MSM and transgender communities in the Philippines with a membership of 24 organisations, has launched on December 7 the “The Involvement of the MSM …

WE ARE HIRING! MSMGF is Searching for 2 Contracts and Grants Managers

Published: September 8, 2016

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Contracts & Grants Managers (2 positions) The Position Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations the Contracts & Grants Manager will be responsible for monitoring administrative, financial and reporting requirements set out by the organization’s funders. This position will also be responsible for monitoring administrative and financial reporting of sub-grantees. What You’ll Do Grants Management Prepare budget …

WE ARE HIRING! MSMGF is Searching for a Senior Accountant Candidate

Published: September 8, 2016

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Senior Accountant MSMGF is looking for a well qualified Senior Accountant to join our dynamic team. Please share this opportunity with your friends and colleagues. The Position Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations the Sr. Accountant will have an active role in the monthly close and account analyses. What You’ll Do Reconcile and analyze accounts including …

WE ARE HIRING! MSMGF is Recruiting an Operations & Board Coordinator

Published: September 1, 2016

MSMGF is looking for a well qualified Operations and Board Coordinator to join our dynamic team. Please share this opportunity with your friends and colleagues. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations and in close collaboration with the Senior Management team, the Operations & Board Coordinator is responsible for managing the office and the logistical needs of all staff and consultants …

We Are Hiring! New 'Senior Public Health Advisor' Job Opening at MSMGF

Published: August 22, 2016

Greetings from MSMGF (the Global Forum on MSM & HIV). We’re recruiting for a Senior Public Health Advisor position. Please download the Job Description here, along with minimum requirements and instructions on how to apply. Please pass this on to your colleagues as well as any interested parties. YOU MUST ALREADY HAVE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION TO LEGALLY WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. We …

MSMGF Condemns Brutal Police Raids on Ugandan LGBTI Pride Event

Published: August 5, 2016

MSMGF Stands In Solidarity with Ugandan LGBTI Activists and Civil Society Condemning Police Pride Attack (Kampala, Uganda) A consortium of East African human rights organizations have issued a statement condemning the brutal police attacks at yesterday’s Pride celebration and Mr./Ms. Pride Uganda competition. The raid at Kampala’s Club, Venom, resulted in the unlawful arrests of over 20 people, including several …