The CSEM Advisory Group

Javier Hourcade Bellocq

Javier Hourcade Bellocq

Founder and Editor, The Key Correspondent Team

Javier Hourcade Bellocq is Argentinean and lives in Buenos Aires, he has a master’s degree in institutional communication, and he is a journalist. He started working on HIV in 1988 when he was diagnosed HIV positive. Since then, he worked in national CBO´s and NGOs in Argentina, regional, and global networks of People living with HIV.

He is the founder and editor of the Key Correspondent Team (KC), a civil society community journalism initiative. During the last decade, the KC team published 3500 with information from and out of Latina American and the Caribbean on HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Rights, and Health, TBC, and Hepatitis to keep people inform, empowered and influence on decision-makers. He also is the senior advisor on sustainability for the International Civil Society Support (ICSS) and coordinates the Civil Society Sustainability Network.

He is a former member of the UNAIDS Program Coordinating Board, Board Member of the Global Fund to fights AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM), and Chair of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), among other regional and global governance roles.

Currently, he is a Board Member of the International Consortium of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO), Civil Society Representative in GFATM LAC Board Delegation, and a member of the board of GNP+.