The Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) Global Strategy Meeting brought
together more than 70 people from around the world who share a strong desire to
ensure that the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) has
all the resources and support it needs to reach its fullest potential. The main topic of
the workshop was resource mobilisation in general, and the upcoming 6th
replenishment (to take place in 2019) in particular.
This report provides a summary of the workshop’s various sessions over the three
The Global Fund held its 38th Board Meeting from 14-15 November 2017 in Geneva. GFAN was invited as a Guest of the Chair to the board meeting and to attend the meetings of the Developed Country NGO Delegation as a permanent observer.
Key issues that were on the agenda for this Board Meeting included;
Selection of the new Executive Director of the Global Fund
Resource Mobilisation and 6th Replenishment
Evolution of CCM’s
Loan buy-downs/Innovative Financing
Various operational issues: approval of operating budget, risk, fraud and corruption policy
Read GFAN’s full report from the Board meeting – this document provides an overview of the Board Meeting process, key documents and important issues, and potential advocacy opportunities for civil society.
GFAN also hosted a call on November 22nd with representatives from the Communities and both Civil Society Delegation...
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 relev...
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