Register Now for the Interfaith Pre-Conference to AIDS 2014

16 Apr

“Stepping Up in Faith: The Interfaith Pre-Conference on HIV” will take place from 18-19 July at the Catholic Leadership Centre in Melbourne, Australia. The multi-faith committees convened by the EAA are currently working hard to ensure a vibrant, pertinent and engaging pre-conference. Friday afternoon’s opening session will reflect on our journey with HIV thus far. […]

Interfaith Chaplains Programme: Applications are Now Being Accepted

3 Apr

The 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from 20-25 July 2014. These conferences, held every two years, draw more than 20,000 people working in the field of HIV, as well as people living with HIV, policy makers and others committed to ending the epidemic. They provide extensive opportunities for […]

Save the Date: Interfaith Pre-Conference

26 Mar

  Stepping Up In Faith: The Interfaith Pre-Conference to AIDS 2014 will be held 18-19 July 2014 at the Catholic Leadership Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Registration details will be posted shortly. Read about the preliminary program here. Learn about the conference coordinating teams here.

Coming soon: Information on faith-input into AIDS 2014!

22 Jan

The International AIDS Conference in Melbourne is fast approaching! The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is again coordinating an inter-faith presence at this important meeting, including a pre-conference. More information on how you can get involved in these faith-based events at AIDS 2014 will be posted on this website by early February. In the meantime, please sign […]

What happened at AIDS 2012?

10 Oct

Read this report that summarizes and evaluates several of the EAA-led faith-based activities at AIDS 2012, including an event at the White House and the Inter-Faith Pre-Conference. Did you write something about AIDS 2012 and your experience there? Why not share this with us and we can post it on this website for others to […]

What did you think of the pre-conference?

3 Sep

If you attended the Interfaith Pre-Conference to AIDS 2012, please make sure you fill out the evaluation available at The evaluation can be completed via a online survey or downloaded and submitted by email or post as a word document. The deadline for responses is 30 September 2012.

Faith-based advocates call for better AIDS meds for kids

16 Aug

In the world of children living with HIV, there are haves and have-nots. By the latest count, half a million children have access to medications that can keep them alive. Two million do not. The huge imbalance in the numbers is clear. But these World Health Organization estimates for 2009 also conceal complex dilemmas. “What’s […]

Courage and Community Crossing Borders

3 Aug

Jon Pattee, Assistant Director for Media Relations for the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service has posted a blog about the recent International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Read his post here on the the LIRS blog.

“HIV status just one part of someone’s identity”

3 Aug

An Evangelical Lutheran Church in America youth delegate who discusses how “HIV Positive” is the only thing society sees. Read her post on the LWF youth blog.

In the rush for a cure, lessons we cannot forget

27 Jul

As AIDS 2012 drew to a close in Washington, D.C., faith-based participants reflected on what the HIV pandemic has taught the faith community — and what we still need to learn.