19 Jun 2013

On 18–19 June 2013, the Global Fund Board held its 29th meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka. GFO was present, with observer status. The main decisions made at the meeting, in chronological order, were as follows. (For precise wording of what the Board agreed, see the decision points document that has been posted here. Background documentation will also, in time, be posted by the Global Fund at the same location.)

Appointment of Inspector General. The Board selected Martin O’Malley to serve as the next Inspector General of the Global Fund. Mr O’Malley will serve for a six-year term starting about September 2013. [See Decision Point 4. See also separate GFO article.]

Expression of appreciation for outgoing Board leadership. The Board expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the work of Simon Bland as Chair and Mphu Ramatlapeng as Vice-Chair. The Board bestowed on them the titles of Chair Emeritus and Vice-Chair Emeritus, respectively. [See Decision Point 6.]

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