Global Fund Board


TFM Results, by Country

27 Aug 2012

The following tables provide the results of the Global Fund Board’s decisions on the proposals submitted under the Transitional Funding Mechanism (TFM). Table 1 covers the country-based proposals, and Table 2 the regional proposals.

Table 1: TFM results, by country


CSOs Express Concerns About New Funding Model Discussions

27 Aug 2012
Both the process and the substance have been questioned
The SIIC will discuss options this week

Concerns have been raised by civil society organisations (CSOs) about the process being followed to develop a new funding model for the Global Fund, and about the fact that most of the discussions have focused on formulas for allocating funding.


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:


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.


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.


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


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"



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.


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


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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