Webinar: Implementation of the Component 2 of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative in Kyrgyzstan (2021 – 2023): activities focused on young people who use drugs, sex workers, and of people affected by TB

When: 25th of May, 5 pm Bishkek time

Length: 1 hour 30 min

Language: Russian / English

How to access: please register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEucOyorTwtHdzghu5ahE_xVN6Z2ZcJILjw


  • Mick Matthews, Senior Programme Officer – Global Fund, Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP)
  • Karina Kobogonova, Community Development and Advocacy Specialist, NGO Tais Plus (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Ishwor Maharjan, Project Manager, Youth RISE
  • Yuliia Kalancha, TBEC Executive Director
  • Maria Golovanevskaya, Senior Program Officer, Community, Rights and Gender Department, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
  • Ivan Varentsov, Coordinator of the EECA Regional Platform for Communication and Coordination, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA)


  • to inform the civil society in Kyrgyzstan (foremost the representatives of TB, PUD and sex workers’ communities) about the activities being planned as a part of the Component 2 of the CRG SI, explain their aims and objectives, expected results, impact and how the communities’ representatives could be involved and benefit.
  • to help the Component 2 CRG SI partners to become better informed about each other’s activities in country, for the coordination purposes.

Target audience:

  • representatives of TB, PUD and SW communities in Kyrgyzstan, partner organizations working with these communities in Kyrgyzstan.
  • partners implementing activities within the Component 2 of CRG SI in ECCA region


  • Welcome, brief overview of the webinar’s objective and agenda – EECA Regional Platform (5 min)
  • Overview of the CRG SI and its Component 2 in particular – Maria Golovanevskaya (10 min)
  • Overview of NSWP’s approach to the CRG SI – NSWP (10 minutes)
  • The activities being planned with a focus on the sex workers’ community – NSWP and Tais Plus (15 min)
  • The activities being planned with a focus on the young people who use drugs – Youth RISE (15 min)
  • The TB focused activities being planned – Yuliia Kalancha (15 min)
  • Brief overview of the GF CRG TA Program – EECA Regional Platform (10 min)
  • Q&A (10 min)

Materials and presentations (in russian)