TB Europe Coalition has initiated the preparation of a civil society and communities letter to the Health Commissioner of the European Union ahead of the World TB Day on March 24th. The letter, supported by 41 civil society organisations from all over the world, calls on the Commissioner to attend the first ever UN High Level Meeting on TB which will take place on September 26, 2018. It further urges the Commissioner to make a public statement on TB on World TB Day, encouraging EU member states to attend the event at the highest level. You can read letter here.
Civil society shows also its willingness to meet the Commissioner and provide any kind of support with the EU delegation’s engagement and attendance of the UN HLM. Among others, it urges the Commission to push for maximum participation of civil society and TB affected communities in the process, including a UN HLM Civil Society Hearing in New York before the HLM in September, and to ensure civil society voices are heard at every level throughout the processes.

If you have any questions, please contact us at coordinator@tbcoalition.eu .


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