Caracas will host the forum “Knowing the law for the promotion and protection of the right to equality of persons with HIV and/or AIDS and their family members”. The Forum will be for the community at large, and admission is free. The forum will take place at the Hotel President in Caracas, Venezuela.
On December 30th, 2014 this law was enacted by the President of the Republic, and now it will be analyzed by recognized experts in the field.
Experts and activists who will participate in the evaluation include Alberto Nieves, Executive Director of ACCSI (Acción Solidaria Contra el Sida) whose presentation is titled “Presentation of the law for the promotion and protection of the right to equality of persons with HIV and/or AIDS and their family members”.
Furthermore, other participants will be at the event such as Dr. Miguel Morales, Coordinator of the national AIDS program, who will talk about mechanisms of the national AIDS program to enforce the new law that prohibits discrimination to persons with HIV or AIDS and their families in Venezuela.
Among the other speakers are:
- Esteban Colina, Secretary of Red Venezolana de Gente Positiva (RVG+)
- Grisbel Escobar, General Director MUSAS, who will talk about the expectations of women about the law that prohibits discrimination on HIV.
- Lowing González, Director of ASES de Venezuela, who will address health and work in the law that protects the right to equality for persons with HIV.
This will be an opportunity to expose doubts, express opinions and make questions about this new legal instrument in Venezuelan, which will be answered by these experts.