Welcome to
AIDS Action Europe

AIDS Action Europe brings together civil society to work towards
a more effective response to the HIV epidemic
in Europe and Central Asia.

Сеть Европейского действия 
по СПИДу

Европейское содействие по СПИДу объединяет гражданское общество с целью развития более эффективных мер по борьбе с эпидемией ВИЧ-инфекции в Европе и Центральной Азии.




5th European Harm Reduction Conference


The 5th European Harm Reduction Conference took place on November 10-12, 2021 in Prague, Czech Republic. Back in 2020 our members decided to include Harm Reduction as a new Core thematic area in our new Strategic Plan for 2022-2026 “Working Together to End Inequalities”. For that reason, a part...

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"The right to health vs. market priorities. How do we want to end AIDS without affordable medication and health interventions?" online conference


AIDS Action Europe is organising an online conference to discuss the affordability of medicine and health interventions, and how to improve access to medicine and diagnostics. The conference will address the following topics:

The right to health in the current economic and political system...
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stigma survey

Survey of Stigma among People Living with HIV


The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), AIDS Action Europe (AAE) and the EU HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis and TB Civil Society Forum (CSF) are working with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to understand the experience of stigma for people living with HIV in Europe and...

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Our Main Objectives


Through advocacy and agenda-setting at global, European, national and local levels, AIDS Action Europe influences HIV policies.

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Linking and Learning

The Clearinghouse is closely linked to the members’ section on the AIDS Action Europe website, where all member organisations present themselves with their so-called member profiles

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Being a member of an international network will increase your chances to get information you need and gain experiences, as same as to find new partners.

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Why become an AAE member organisation?

Membership enables you to:

  • exchange experiences with other NGOs
  • strengthen your organisations' knowledge and increase the impact of your activities
  • present your concerns and priorities to key players at the European level
  • improve networking with other civil society actors in WHO European Region

Latest Publications

Positive Learning: How the education sector can meet the needs of learners living with HIV

GNP+, Y+ Global, Linnea Renton, UNESCO

The recommendations in this briefing document build on the original Positive Learning publication developed in 2011 by UNESCO and the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+). With significant changes in both the international education sector and the global HIV response over the past...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Youth, Global, Advocacy, HIV and labor, Human rights, Sexual and reproductive health, Social issues
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Policy Brief on HIV Criminalization

European HIV Legal Forum

Despite the progress of scientic evidence and recent positive developments in practice of investigations and prosecutions in some European countries, HIV-criminalization remains a key issue both for PLHIV and prevention measures across Europe. According to data from HIV Justice Network , 18...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Men having sex with men (MSM), Migrants, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy
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