The award is coordinated by an international advisory committee. The current advisory committee includes representatives from the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Herbert Smith LLP, and ILGA-Europe. The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) is the current award secretariat.
Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG)
SMUG is a coalition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) human rights organizations in Uganda. As a coalition, we focus on advocacy and coordination efforts and support member organizations to achieve their objectives aimed at LGBTI liberation in Uganda.
The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF)
The MSMGF advocates for equitable access to effective HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support services tailored to the needs of gay men and other MSM, including gay men and MSM living with HIV, while promoting their health and human rights worldwide.
ILGA-Europe is the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association. The organisation works for equality and human rights for LGBTI people at the European level before organisations such as the European Union, the Council of Europe and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. ILGA-Europe is an international non-governmental umbrella organisation bringing together about 300 organisations from the 48 countries in Europe.
Herbert Smith LLP
As an international law firm we strongly believe in the importance of diversity and inclusion as our people reflect who we are. These values form an integral part of our philosophy which is supported by our firm wide diversity and inclusivity programme and our long standing corporate responsibility and pro bono initiatives.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Working efficiently, effectively and in a spirit of partnership, we support people and societies worldwide in creating sustainable living conditions and building better futures. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. We are a worldwide movement of national organizations working with and for communities and individuals.