Association of HIV affected women and their families “Demetra”

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7.5 Fte (10)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

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    Association of HIV affected women and their families “Demetra”   (Demetra)

    EU Transparency Register

    525935925809-83 First registered on 09 Feb 2017

    Goals / Remit

    The Association Demetra is a non-governmental organization, established in 2000 and working in advocacy and prophylactic services for vulnerable groups irrespective of their age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle, and social status.
    The main aims are to educate society about effective HIV/AIDS prevention, to raise the problems of PLHIV, to advocate at the highest policy level, and to reduce stigma and unequal access to health and social services, facilitate integration into the society.
    At the national level, Demetra objectives / activities are following:
    1. HIV testing and counselling for different population groups;
    2. Medical, social, psychological and legal support for PLHIV and their relatives;
    3. Self-help groups for PLHIV and their relatives;
    4. Street (outreach) work;
    5. Harm reduction services;
    6. Advocacy.

    Main EU files targeted

    Specific activities:
    a) to represent patients with HIV/AIDS needs and problems to EU level institutions and neighboring countries representatives,
    b) to participate in networking and learn from good practices about work and services for vulnerable populations in regard to HIV hepatitis and other sexually transmitted infections,
    c) to use European platform for information dissemination about country situation related to response to HIV and AIDS, about gaps and other problems, testing sites.
    Main areas of our interest are:
    a) HIV testing and counselling;
    b) Advocacy of de-medicalization of HIV testing;
    c) Community based testing services;
    d) Services for vulnerable to HIV infection population groups such IDUs, MSM, sex workers, prisoners and ex-prisoners, migrants, etc.


    Head Office
    Kauno str. 6-2
    Vilnius LT 01310
    EU Office
    Kauno str. 6-2
    Vilnius LT 01310


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    Coalition of Non-governmental Organizations and Experts ‘I Can Live’, Eastern Europe and Central Asia union of PLWA (ECUO), Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), AIDS Action Europe, International Community of Women with HIV/AIDS, Global Network of Sex Work Projects / NSWP, European Network for HIV/STI Prevention and Health Promotion among Migrant Sex Workers (TAMPEP), the Informal Network of Lithuanian Reproductive Health and Rights Organizations (ReGina), Baltic Coalition for PLWHIV (NGO BaCo).

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Advances interests of their clients

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Clients for closed financial year

    Clients list
    european social fund agency no legislation initiatives; 100,000€ - 199,999€

    Clients for current financial year

    Clients list
    european social fund agency
    european social fund agency

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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