24 national NGOs gathered today at the Hotel Europe, Sarajevo, in order to attend the first day of a three-day training on “HIV/AIDS, Empowerment, and Advocacy” which is part of the program „HIV/AIDS National Capacity Building and Awareness Raising in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Mobile Populations“. The training aims to strengthen communication, advocacy, and empowerment skills of NGOs linked to prevention, care, and the response to HIV/AIDS among mobile and host populations. The first day of the training involved areas of prevention, assistance, advocacy and lobby, and the NGO involvement in HIV public arena. The next two days of the training will develop a mutual action plan for future activities targeting mobile and host populations.