The 2nd CCG Preconference!

Demanding Transparency, Dialogue and Action!

An inter-disciplinary and intersectional initiative on un-policing identity, morality, sexuality and bodily autonomy.

Date & Time
July 22, 2018 from 8:30AM to 5:30PM
NEMO Science Museum
Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1011 VX

Join us as we mobilise a critical mass of stakeholders to advance a global discourse on the impact of penal provisions on the achievement of the end of the AIDS epidemic and the achievement of the SDGs.


  • Event Lead - Bob Mwiinga Munyati
  • 08:00 to 08:30

  • 08h30 to 09h00

    Introductory welcomes and Keynote address

    Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, Accountability International

    Brook Kelly-Green, Ford Foundation

    Paul Mokgethi- Heath, INERELA + Europe Network

  • 09h00 to 10h30

    Panel 1 - Data on criminalisation: What exists, what are the gaps, what needs to be prioritized? What role does data potentially play in challenging criminalisation globally?

    Panel Facilitator - Phillipa Tucker, AIDS Accountability International

    Lucinda O’Hanlon, World Health Organisation - Title: Criminalization of abortion: Linking Data and Laws

    Sally Cameron, HIV Justice - Title: If we don’t know about it, we can’t fight it’: Building community capacity to monitor and respond to HIV criminalisation globally

    Estefanía Vela, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) - Title: The devil is in the details: The right to access public information as a pillar of justice

    Dalia Abd El-hameed, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) - Title: Anti-debauchery law in Egypt and its application to punish gays

    Dr. Ehab Salah, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Title: HIV in prisons

    Q & A, Analysis, Closing Synopsis

  • 10h30 to 11h00

    Tea and Coffee Break
  • 11h00 to 12h30

    Panel 2 - The law and criminalisation: Criminalisation principles and other legal considerations

    Panel Facilitator - Luisa Cabal, UNAIDS

    Jakob Schneider, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Title: The human rights impact of unjust criminal laws - in substance, procedure and application.

    Livio Zilli, International Committee of Jurists - Title: Jurists' principles addressing criminalisation’s detrimental impact on health, equality and human rights

    Sibongile Ndashe, Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa - Title: Litigating to decriminalise consensual same-sex sex in Africa: A decade of progress

    Catherine Hanssens, The Center for HIV Law and Policy - Title: Legal and Legislative Strategies: Wins That Leave No One Behind

    Justice Edwin Cameron, Constitutional Court, South Africa - Title: Limits of the law's police power - irrationality, stigma and HIV.

    Q & A, Analysis, Closing Synopsis

  • 12h30 to 13h30


    Lunch will be served as part of the meeting in an adjoining venue.

  • 13h30 to 15h00

    Panel 3 - Partnerships in challenging Criminalisation: Various stakeholder roles in pushing the CCG movement forward? / What do you think will push the CCG movement forward? and why? and how?

    Panel Facilitator - Susana Fried, CREA

    Sannia Sutherland, Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) - Title: TBC

    Pedro Villardi, Brazilian AIDS Interdisciplinary Association - Title: Intersection between HIV and criminal law in Brazil

    Agnes Atim Apea, African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) - Title: The role of the ACHPR’s in challenging criminalisation in Africa

    Boris Dittrich, Human Rights Watch - Title: The importance of decriminalization of same-sex sexual intimacy.

    Fanny Gomez, Synergia - Title: Challenges and opportunities regarding criminalization in the Inter-American Human Rights System.

    Q & A, Analysis, Closing Synopsis

  • 15h00 to 15h30

    Tea and Coffee Break
  • 15h30 to 17h00

    Panel 4 - Best practices in Challenging Criminalisation: How has CC improved the human right for your community?

    Panel Facilitator - Sheila Tlou

    Naina Khanna, Positive Women’s Network - Title: PLHIV Challenge Criminalisation using a Racial and Gender Justice Analysis in the United States

    Jaime Todd-Gher, Amnesty International - Title: Talking 'Body Politics' - The broader human rights impact of criminalizing sexuality and reproduction and tools for change

    Kenyon Farrow, - Title: Building Black Movement in the US Against HIV Criminalization: A Report-back on the First Gathering of The Black United Leadership Institute

    Daughtie Ogutu, African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) - Title: African Sex Workers: Victimized and criminalized: Best practices that work best for us

    Juan Fernandez Ochoa, IDPC - Title: Local Actions, Global Voices: Support Don’t Punish

    Maya Zaman, Forum for Dignity Initiatives - Title: Criminalisation effecting transgender human rights in Pakistan

    Q & A, Analysis, Closing Synopsis

  • 17h00 to 17h30

    Synopsis, Closing Remarks and Thanks

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