GFAN was invited as a Guest of the Chair to the 37th Global Fund Board Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, on May 3rd-4th 2017, and to attend the meetings of the Developed Country NGO Delegation as a permanent observer. This report provides an overview of the Board Meeting process, key documents and important issues, and potential advocacy opportunities for civil society.
Key issues that were on the agenda for this Board Meeting included:
- Continuing resource mobilization
- Sustainability, transition, and co-financing (STC)
- The health situation in Venezuela
- Mark Dybul’s departure and the recruitment of a new ED
The agenda, official report, Board decisions, and all other relevant documents for the Board Meeting can be found on the Global Fund website. Hyperlinks to documents related to items covered in GFAN’s report are provided in the relevant sections. All Decision Points are also posted on the website immediately after the Board meeting.
GFAN’s report on the meeting is a detailed summary that identifies some of the most relevant issues that have been discussed, comments made by the civil society and other delegations, and some of the possible advocacy follow-up opportunities.
GFAN hosted a debrief call for its members with civil society delegation representatives. Download the call notes.
Watch Mark Dybul’s final presentation to the Board below: