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Report Identifies Challenges in Grant Implementation

27 Aug 2012
Secretariat urged to set up communications protocols and performance pledges

The Developing Countries NGO Delegation on the Global Fund Board has released a report on challenges in grant implementation. The report is based on input collected in March 2012 from implementers in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The report identified 14 challenges, including the following:

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Sub-Saharan African Delegations to the Global Fund Board Introduce Major Reforms

15 Aug 2012
Current rotation-based selection system will be discarded

The two sub-Saharan African constituencies on the Global Fund Board have made significant changes to the way their Board representatives are selected and how the constituencies operate. These changes were made at a consultation meeting of two constituencies on 9–11 July in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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French Ambassador Lays Out Her Roadmap for the Global Fund

3 Aug 2012

Editor's Note: In the session on "The Global Fund: The Next 5 Years" at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. on 26 July, Mireille Guigaz, Ambassador of France for the Fight Against HIV and Communicable Diseases, and representative of France on the Global Fund Board, described what she saw as the opportunities, challenges and risks for the Fund.

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Don't Compromise Your Principles in the New Funding Model, Global Fund Told

3 Aug 2012

Activists disrupt session at AIDS 2012 on the future of the Global Fund

Jaramillo signs pledge to oppose the use of funding caps

6.

Board Adopts Evaluation Strategy

16 Dec 2011

As reported in our Board decisions article in GFO 167, the Global Fund Board has approved a five-year Evaluation Strategy. This article provides additional information.

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Should the Global Fund Try to Recover All "Losses"?, Sub-Committee Asks

16 Dec 2011

Report touches on several issues related to the OIG

 

Sub-committee says that imposing more and more requirements on implementers may cause some of them to "walk away"

 

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Board Releases Summary of Board Meeting on the Report of the High-Level Panel

13 Oct 2011

Recommendations to be implemented with a goal of avoiding any increases in staffing or administration

Staff managing grants to spend considerably more time in-country

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Global Fund Board Accepts Most of the Recommendations of the High-Level Panel

28 Sep 2011

Consolidated Transformation Plan to be developed by November 2011

Several recommendations to be implemented immediately

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High Level Panel Releases Report Recommending Major Changes to the Global Fund

20 Sep 2011

A High Level Panel led by former President Mogae of Botswana and former US Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt has recommended in its report, released yesterday, that the Global Fund make some major changes in its structure and working methods.

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Global Fund Board Chair Resigns Due to Illness

23 Aug 2011

Vice-Chair to serve as Interim Chair until new elections are held

On 16 August 2011, the Global Fund announced that Martin Dinham has resigned as Chair of the Global Fund Board "due to an unexpected deterioration in a long-standing health condition."

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