Call for nominations: Activists Advisory Committee

Call for nominations: Activists Advisory Committee

The Love Alliance is about us - people and our power when we come together as communities of sex workers, people who use drugs and LGBTIQ+ people. This new Alliance is our chance to prioritise and invest in challenging the structural barriers of underfunding, criminalisation and exclusion of us in all our diversity and in all that we have in common, but we cannot do this alone. Become a part of this movement! We're looking for representatives of the people who use drugs, sex workers, LGBTIQ+ and people living with HIV communities to join the Activists Advisory Committee. Apply now, before 09 June 2021.

Call for nominations

About the Activist Advisory Committee
The Activists Advisory Committee is part of the governance structure of the Love Alliance and the main independent expert and community advisory body to the Strategic Board of the Love Alliance. The Activists Advisory Committee will be made up of a group of a minimum of five and a maximum of seven expert members. Its core tasks are to conduct reviews and provide forward-looking advice to the Strategic Board on strategic matters.
 

Composition of the Activists Advisory Committee
The Activists Advisory Committee will be made up of a group of a minimum of five and a maximum of seven expert members with the following essential qualifying attributes:

  1. They are nominated representatives of the communities of people who use drugs, sex workers, LGBTIQ+ and/or people living with HIV;
  2. They are trusted and supported by their community to represent one or more of the people who use drugs, sex workers, LGBTIQ+ and people living with HIV communities in the regions and countries where the Love Alliance operates;
  3. They are activists and experts, and have the capacity to contribute and effectively participate in the activities of the Activists Advisory Committee;
  4. They support and promote the key principles and approaches of the Love Alliance, including the feminist perspective;
  5. They are representatives of the constituency and not of their individual organisations.


Duration
Activists Advisory Committee members are installed for a term of 2,5 years (the term begins 01 August). After the initial 2,5 years, the Strategic Board may decide to extend the term of the Activists Advisory Committee until the end of the partnership, or do launch a new call for applications for Activists Advisory Committee members.
 

 

Apply now

Candidates may self-nominate, or be nominated by others no later than 9 June 2021. Please send nominations to Naroesha Jagessar (Partnership Coordinator of the Love Alliance)(njagessar@aidsfonds.nl) and Haitske van Asten (hvanasten@aidsfonds.nl) with cc to Rajae El Baghdadi (relbaghdadi@aidsfonds.nl. Interviews are planned for the weeks of 14 and 21 June.

To be considered for nomination, please send:

  • A profile of the nominee, briefly describing what perspective, skills and experience they will bring to the advisory committee (max. 1 page)
  • CV or resume
  • Statement of motivation
  • One letter of support
  • Contact information for 2 references

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