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GFAN speaks with Guido Schmidt-Traub on Financing for Sustainable Development

Guido Schmidt-Traub is the Executive Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and co-author with Jeffrey Sachs of the draft report, ‘Financing Sustainable Development: Implementing the SDGs through Effective Investment Strategies and Partnerships’. This draft report seeks to outline a “practical action agenda” for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) in Addis Ababa in July 2015. It was available for public consultation until 15 January 2015 and a final version will be prepared for the conference. The paper is meant to highlight key findings about what has effectively financed the MDGs and how to build on these methods, to…

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GFAN speaks with the Global Fund Secretariat on the Register of Unfunded Quality Demand

Silvio Martinelli, Head, Access to Funding Department, and Christoph Benn, Director of External Relations, at the Global Fund Secretariat, joined GFAN members for a teleconference on 26 February 2015 to speak about the Register of Unfunded Quality Demand (UQD). Martinelli presented an overview of the UQD and answered questions on the country and disease component content. Benn provided the resource mobilization context and possibilities for the UQD and answered questions on how the UQD will be utilized in this context. Attendees then discussed their plans for using the UQD register in their advocacy. Read the full notes from the call.

Information Note on the Global Fund’s Partnerships Forums for the 2017-2021 Strategy

The Global Fund will be hosting several in-person Partnership Forums in the coming months under the theme “Shaping Our Future: Collaborating for a Healthier World”. The primary purpose of which is to solicit input from all Global Fund partners about the new strategy that is currently being designed for 2017-2021. Each in-person consultation meeting will bring together a carefully balanced group of around 100-130 participants representing a number of important stakeholder groups, including civil society. These will be by invitation only. To read more about the forums and the topics that will be covered, you can review the Secretariat’s Information Note….

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Now seeking nominations for the GFAN Speakers Bureau!

Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) is looking to create a GFAN Speakers Bureau composed of people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, TB and/or malaria. The principle is that people who have seen the impact of the Global Fund in their lives are the most impactful spokespeople for the Global Fund. The GFAN Speakers Bureau is envisioned as a constant non-campaign dependent group of speakers who are interested in and trained to be champions for Global Fund resource mobilization. As GFAN members are constantly seeking opportunities to solidify and increase either domestic funding for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria or donor…

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Appel à l’action : Le registre des demandes de qualité non financées requiert une somme additionnelle d’au moins 2 milliards $ US, pour combattre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme

(download the action alert in pdf) Le Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme a publié aujourd’hui sur son site Web une liste de programmes de qualité proposés par des pays récipiendaires de sommes du Fonds mondial, mais qui demeurent actuellement sans financement. Ces demandes de financement totalisant 2 milliards $ US sont l’ensemble d’initiatives proposées et qui ont satisfait au rigoureux processus d’examen technique du Fonds mondial, mais qui ne reçoivent pas d’argent parce que les ressources sont trop limitées. Après plus de 10 ans de résultats réjouissants dans la lutte contre les trois…

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Alerta para la Acción: El Registro de Demandas de Calidad sin Financiamiento requiere de dos mil millones de dólares adicionales para Luchar contra el Sida, la Tuberculosis y la Malaria

(download the action alert in pdf) Hoy en el portal del Fondo Mundial de Lucha contra el SIDA, la Tuberculosis y la Malaria está una lista de programas de calidad propuestos por países beneficiarios del Fondo Mundial que actualmente carecen de financiamiento. Las solicitudes de dos mil millones de dólares son para programas que ya han pasado por el proceso riguroso de revisión técnica del Fondo Mundial pero que no recibieron el financiamiento debido a falta de recursos. Luego de 10 años logrando resultados en la lucha contra las tres enfermedades, los aliados del Fondo Mundial en los países beneficiarios…

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