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Regional Forum on Migrants and Mobile Populations Rights and Health

Date
26 - 27 Jun, 2018
Time
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue

Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Trinidad)
A.N.R. Robinson West Port-of-Spain International Waterfront Centre 1A Wrightson Road
Port-of-Spain Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Organiser
Anita Davis-Craig
Contact

pancap@caricom.org

Event Summary

A Regional Forum for the Development of a Regional Rights-Based Framework to increase the access of Migrants and Mobile Populations to HIV prevention, care, support, and treatment will be convened on 26 – 27 June 2018 in Port-of-Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Key outputs will lead to the development of a regional framework for strengthening the inclusion of migrant populations in the regional and national responses, and agreement on partnership approaches to support the regional and national-level implementation of these approaches.

The objectives of the Forum are to:

  • Review lessons learned from previous work in the region in support of migrant rights completed under the PANCAP Global Fund Round 9 and the PANCAP/GIZ migrants project;
  • Identify existing and potential gaps in securing and expanding access to migrant and mobile populations to HIV and other health services;
  • Discuss and agree on priority issues and approaches to strengthen the access to health by migrant populations within the context of securing the right to health; and
  • Discuss and agree on elements of a Regional Rights-Based Framework including partnership approaches to support regional and national-level implementation.

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Feature address by Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, Dean of the Faculty of Law at The University of The West Indies, St. Augustine