The 2012 round for the Red Ribbon award is open for nominations
01 December 2011
On this year’s World AIDS Day, UN and civil society partners jointly announce a global call for nominations for the 2012 Red Ribbon Award, intended to promote and support community organizations to respond to the AIDS epidemic.
The award, which will be presented at the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington DC in July 2012, will be given to ten organizations that have shown outstanding community leadership and action on AIDS. Additionally, each recipient of the award will receive a US$10 000 grant.
Awards will be given in the following five categories:
- Prevention of sexual transmission
- Prevention among people who use drugs
- Treatment, care and support
- Advocacy and human rights
- Stopping new HIV infections in children and keeping mothers alive; women's health.
Representatives of each winning body will present the work of their organization, their priorities, the challenges they faced and their approaches to community engagement in a dialogue space at the AIDS Conference in Washington.
Additional information regarding the Red Ribbon Award, the categories and criteria for selection, as well as the on-line nomination facility may be found online on the Red Ribbon Award website, www.redribbonaward.org.