Regional 'Platforms' proving vital to Global Fund’s community, rights and gender strategic initiative
Six Regional Platforms for Communication and Coordination begin work as part of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative
Civil society survey finds three-quarters of respondents have accessed Global Fund technical assistance
In a recent survey of 54 representatives from African civil society organizations and community groups, 76% reported previously accessing technical assistance (TA) to support their engagement in Global Fund processes.
Board approves $15 million for continuation of strategic investments in community, rights and gender over 2017-2019
The Global Fund will invest $15 million over the next three years (2017-2019) to bolster community responses, human rights and gender equality in its grants.
Civil society principal recipients (PRs) from across Africa recently gathered in Nairobi, Kenya to consolidate their collective knowledge and experiences and establish a formal community of practice. From 29-31August, 65 participants from 20 African countries demonstrated their commitment to strengthening the implementation of Global Fund grants through increased collaboration and peer learning.
As part of its new strategy for 2017-2022, the Global Fund has placed increased emphasis on rights and gender. One of the four strategic objectives focuses directly on promoting and protecting human rights and gender equality, aiming to scale up programs to support women and girls (including programs to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights) and invest to reduce health inequities (including gender and age-related disparities).
Гражданское общество и правительства нуждаются в ТП при решении проблем,связанных с CПГ в регионе ВЕЦА
Правительства и гражданское общество в Восточной Европе и Центральной Азии - включая ключевые затронутые группы населения (КГН) - должны улучшить сотрудничество для обеспечения предоставления сервисов, связанных с Сообществами, Правами и Гендером (СПГ). И для достижения этой целиони нуждаются в технической поддержке (ТП).
On 3 August 2016, the Board approved additional funding of $37 million to ensure that all essential services for a shortened HIV grant to Uganda can be provided through to 31 December 2017. The money will come from the $700 million which the Fund has identified as being available for portfolio optimization. The Board was acting on recommendations of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC).