Included in the link below is an open letter to the President of the European Union Ursula von der Leyen and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel with some requests regarding the ongoing negotiations at the United Nations General Assembly on the 2021 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS. In light of the current global health emergency situation, we highlight the importance of the Trips flexibilities, global solidarity (not only in words but in financial contributions) and political leadership.
We look mainly for NGOs from the EU region and Germany (international NGOs can of course sign too). Deadline is Thursday, May 27, 1 PM CET (Brussels time). The letter will be sent to Merkel and von der Leyen you will receive a copy with all signatures afterwards. Please excuse the short deadline. Please spread this call in your networks and use the following link for your support: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TyfUISsrZ2Zf7H5HKWTupBNMTVrOYmXomRm5bxvqD08/edit?usp=sharingTo be included into the list of supporting NGOs the name of your NGO, Country and your E- mail address (for further correspondence) is needed.Should you have problems with the link, you can as well send your support to: [email protected]. Please use the headline: “Letter Merkel + von der Leyen”With best regards and thanks for your support! Action against AIDS, Germany