Civil society organizations push for a target of $18 billion for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment
Organizations representing civil society have renewed their call for a more ambitious target for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment.
CSOs in India and the Asia-Pacific region focus on the preparatory meeting for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment
The preparatory meeting for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment, which is scheduled for 7–8 February 2019 in New Delhi, is the first such meeting to be held in an implementing country.
Peter Sands became the Executive Director of the Global Fund in March 2018. He gave his first interview to the Global Fund Observer after the 40th Board Meeting in Geneva, in November 2018. This is the first article of a two-part interview with the ED.
On January 11, 2019, Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands announced the $14 billion fund-raising target set for the organization’s Sixth Replenishment, which will take place in Lyon, France, in October 2019.
The Global Fund’s Technical Evaluation Reference Group (TERG), the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Secretariat have jointly concluded that the allocation methodology used for 2017–2019 “is effectively delivering on its objectives by increasing funds to countries of higher burden and lower economic capacity while accounting for populations disproportionately affected by the three diseases.”
The Global Fund’s new Director of External Relations, Francoise Vanni, presented highlights of the Global Fund’s preparation for the Sixth Replenishment to the 40th Global Fund Board meeting, held in Geneva on 14-15 November.
Last May, the Global Fund announced that France will host the Fund’s replenishment conference in 2019. The conference is the formal platform for donors to announce their pledges for the Sixth Replenishment, which covers the period 2020–2022.