The three-day conference fee is $500 USD for participants age 30 and over and $180 for participants age 29 and under.  Registrations will be reviewed to ensure equitable balance across gender, populations, regions, etc.

• The Deadline for Scholarships has Now Closed •

Join us in Mexico City 5 - 7 July 2020 for HIV2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response, an exciting convening of community leaders from around the globe who are working for the sexual health and human rights of all people.

HIV2020 aims to provide a safe and friendly space for an equitable exchange of information, knowledge, experiences and expertise by ensuring diverse voices are heard and reflected.

The conference will be key population-led, inter-disciplinary, sex positive, and will focus on a diverse range of topics including community-led responses to HIV, universal health coverage, decriminalization, and much more!

Applications to participate can be submitted by completing the online REGISTRATION FORM. First, please read the GUIDANCE AND KEY INFORMATION on the registration process, scholarship applications, etc.  

The registration fee to attend the three-day conference is USD 500 for participants age 30 and up. Participants age 29 and under will be charged USD 180.  Registration closes 30 June 2020 or when maximum number of participants has been reached. Registration for the HIV2020 Conference is not confirmed until receipt of payment. Registrations will be reviewed on a rolling basis and may be waitlisted in order to ensure the full involvement of a diverse range of communities. 

Scholarships have been made available as our communities are central to the conference, however:



Participants are encouraged to raise funds to cover some of the cost for participating in HIV2020. For additional fundraising tips and suggestions, we have created this community guideline to help participants attend for our event.

To contribute to fundraising efforts for the community scholarships please visit or contact the organizers.

HIV2020 is organised by an alliance of global key population-led networks, networks of people living with HIV, treatment activists and advocates. HIV2020 provides an alternative for individuals who cannot or will not enter the U.S.A. or who cannot afford to attend the International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2020 in San Francisco.

In a show of extraordinary solidarity people living with HIV, gay and bisexual men, people who use drugs, sex workers, transgender people, young people and indigenous- and human rights advocates are working together to organise an international conference that is tailored to the needs of community members. HIV2020 is creating new opportunities to reaffirm the leading role communities play in the global HIV response.

Additional Information on the program, thematic sessions, other activities, conference venue, accommodation options, travel, including information on visa requirements and visa application processes for travel to Mexico will be available on dedicated sections of shortly.

Information will be updated on an ongoing basis. Key updates will also be shared with registered participants via email.

For more information, please contact the organizers via email.

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Note 1) People under 18 years must be accompanied during HIV2020, see instructions provided in Guidance and Key Information.


Note 2) HIV2020 organizers are striving towards balance in conference registrants, with particular attention given to the number of gay/bisexual/other MSM, people who use drugs, sex workers, transgender people, people living with HIV, young people, women, indigenous people, migrants, people belonging to racial/ethnic minority groups and people from the global south.

Note 3) HIV2020 communications before and during the conference will be available in the following five languages: English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Note 4) All registrants applying for financial support are expected to try to raise funds to cover at least some of their registration fee, travel, visa, accommodation or meals.

By submitting a registration form, you acknowledge and accept the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy, summarized as follows.


The organizer and its processor process your data in compliance with European GDPR. The information you completed are necessary to organize the event you will be attending to, to generate invoices, to confirm your registration by e-mail, to create your badge and to allow you to modify your registration. This data may also be processed by the organizer upon its legitimate interest: to promote its activities by informing you about it, to show you offers from partners and sponsors regarding this event, to obtain analytics about this event, to ensure a satisfactory networking by showing your name and company on the list of attendees. You are entitled to object to these processing operations.

ICSS and Attendify shall only process participant's personal data with third parties after having secured appropriate guarantees. Data and related rights and guarantees are transferred to the country of the HIV2020 logistical/fiscal/legal host organisation. The organizers will keep your data after the event until the expiry of the legal retention obligations, in particular fiscal and accounting and until the end of the responsibility.

You can obtain from the organizers via the data protection officer (email: or phone +31631954366) on the written communication of your data, as well as - where appropriate - portability of the data, rectification, restriction of processing, and deletion of those which are inaccurate, incomplete or irrelevant. For further information or to lodge a complaint you may also contact the supervisory authority of your country of residence.


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