Our partners


Aidsfonds ~ STI AIDS Netherlands acts as the lead agency of Bridging the Gaps and is responsible for its overall programme management. STI AIDS Netherlands is further responsible for the implementation of the sex workers project in Uganda, Vietnam and the African trucking corridors.

AFEW International

AFEW International is responsible for the implementation of the People who Use Drugs (PWUD) project, specifically in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Ukraine.

COC Nederland

COC, together with MPact is responsible for the implementation of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) project in Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, South Africa, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Zimbabwe.

Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+)

GNP+ strengthens the position of and empowers communities of people living with HIV at global levels. Within Bridging the Gaps GNP+ is responsible for the global sub-project on key populations living with HIV.


Mainline is responsible for the implementation of the People who Use Drugs (PWUD) project in Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal and Pakistan.

International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD)

INPUD is the global partner leading on issues concerning people who use drugs. It is responsible for managing the engagement with global institutions and partners, and crafting a global advocacy agenda focused on the human rights and health of the drug using community, as well as building the capacity of peer based organisations of people who use drugs.

International Treatment Preparednes Coalition (ITPC)

ITPC works with GNP+, NSWP, INPUD and MSMGF to ensure that the identified evidence needs and priorities of key HIV-affected populations are converted to best practices for advocacy and treatment literacy by and among key populations in order to improve their access to care and services.

MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights (MPact)*

MPact works closely with COC and in-country partners to engage in advocacy efforts that are aimed at the local, national and regional levels. These efforts will inform the positions and advocacy interventions delivered by MPact at the global level.

*Formerly known as The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF)

Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP)

NSWP and its member organisations – local sex worker groups, and national and regional sex work networks – work together in building an evidence base of community experiences and good practices that can be shared and inform rights based HIV programming for sex workers around the world.