The Global Fund’s replenishment campaign cranked up a notch in May with the announcement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan of a USD 800 million pledge to The Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment ahead of G7 Summit which was held on 26–27 May in Japan.
La contribution européenne de 470 millions d’euros est un bon début pour la campagne de reconstitution des ressources du Fonds mondial
La Commission Européenne contribue à hauteur de 470 millions d’euros au Fonds mondial pour 2017-2019, soit une augmentation de 27% par rapport à celle de 2014-2016.
The European Commission is pledging € 470 million to The Global Fund for 2017-2019, an increase of € 100 million, or 27%, over the EC’s pledge for 2014-2016.
Activists have surprised Sweden with the intensity of their reaction to the Swedish Government’s decision to cut its 2016 contribution to The Global Fund by 35%. Even if activists are not successful at having the cut reinstated, they are hopeful that their strong response will have a positive impact on Sweden’s pledge for 2017-2019.