WEBINAR Opportunities for civil society within the Global Fund’s Community, Rights & Gender Technical Assistance Program in 2022

When: 6th of April, 1 pm Kyiv time / 12 pm CET

Length: 1 hour 30 min

Language: English (with simultaneous translation into Russian)

How to access: please register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpce2pqz4sEtbqG4b9xj1VehNrFB6I5FiX


  • Annabelle Metzner, Community Engagement Program Officer, Community, Rights, and Gender Strategic Initiative, The Global Fund
  • Ivan Varentsov, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA)

Aim: to remind the participants about the opportunities available for civil society and communities within the Global Fund’s CRG TA Program in 2022, including if and how the CRG TA could be used to address the current refugee crisis in Ukraine and neighboring countries caused by the war.

Target audience: NGO and communities’ representatives from the next EECA countries eligible for CRG technical assistance: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Romania (TB), Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan (TB), Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Language: English


  • Information about the current phase of the Global Fund’s Communities, Rights, and Gender (CRG) Strategic Initiative (Annabelle Metzner)
  • About the Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) Technical Assistance Program, including:
    • Overview of short-term technical assistance, including opportunities to mobilize TA in the context of the refugee crisis in Ukraine (Annabelle Metzner)
    • TA Request form and its brief overview (Ivan Varentsov)
    • Current list of TA Providers (Ivan Varentsov)
    • Examples of the successful cases of CRG TA provision in EECA (Ivan Varentsov)
  • The EECA Regional Platform and its role with regard to CRG TA Program (Ivan Varentsov);
  • Q&A

Webinar materials

Here you may access the CRG TA Request form as well as the CRG Technical Assistance Guidance Note and the list of the CRG TA providers https://www.theglobalfund.org/en/funding-model/throughout-the-cycle/community-engagement/