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Steady progress on human rights and gender activities in the Global Fund’s Strategy, but there have been delays

28 Nov 2017
Lack of resources and limited knowledge around human rights barriers among challenges faced by Secretariat

Generally speaking, work to implement the third objective of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022 – to promote and protect human rights and gender equality – is making steady progress, although the majority of the sub-objectives have experienced what the Global Fund calls “minor issues and delays.” These issues can be attributed in part to a lack of resources and insufficient internal capacity on human rights issues.

3.

Six Regional Platforms for Communication and Coordination begin work as part of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative

28 Nov 2017
The platforms will support communities to engage in all aspects of Global Fund grant processes, and to access technical assistance
4.

Amérique latine et Caraïbes : présentation des résultats d’études sur l’assistance technique du Fonds mondial à la réunion « de clôture » organisée par l’hôte de la Plateforme régionale

4 Jul 2017
La politique en matière de pérennité, de transition et de cofinancement a également été abordée

Le Centre régional d’assistance technique (CRAT), qui héberge la Plateforme régionale de communication et de coordination d’Amérique latine et des Caraïbes dans le cadre de l’Initiative Communautés, droits et genre du Fonds mondial, a organisé les 2 et 3 mai 2017 à Bogota (Colombie) une réunion « de clôture ».

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Results of studies on Global Fund TA presented at “closing” meeting organized by the host of the LAC Regional Platform

27 Jun 2017
STC Policy was also discussed

On 2-3 May 2017, the Regional Center for Technical Assistance (CRAT in its Spanish acronym), which is the host of the Regional Communication and Coordination Platform in Latin America and the Caribbean under the Global Fund’s Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) Initiative, organized a two-day “closing” meeting in Bogota, Colombia.

3.

Latin America: Strategy developed to support civil society to transition to sustainability

3 Apr 2017
Strategy was piloted in Belize, Panama and Paraguay

The Regional Center for Technical Assistance (CRAT in its Spanish acronym) has developed a strategy to support civil society organizations (CSOs) and community groups in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to plan for sustainability of their outreach strategies to control HIV, TB and malaria. CRAT is the host of the regional communication and coordination platform under the Global Fund’s Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) Initiative.

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Key population networks call for strengthening engagement in grant-making and implementation

3 Apr 2017
New study offers recommended actions to enhance “meaningful community engagement”

An independent review of the engagement of civil society organizations (CSOs) and key populations in processes related to the Global Fund’s funding model has found significant lapses in inclusion.

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Civil society survey finds three-quarters of respondents have accessed Global Fund technical assistance

2 Apr 2017
One-third have accessed technical assistance from more than one provider

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.

2.

Le Fonds mondial accroît ses investissements en faveur des femmes et des filles

21 Feb 2017
Un financement à effet catalyseur de 55 millions de dollars est disponible pour soutenir les programmes de lutte contre le VIH chez les adolescentes et les jeunes femmes dans 13 pays.

Pour la première fois, l'égalité de genre figure parmi les objectifs stratégiques prioritaires de la

3.

Global Fund steps up investments in women and girls

28 Jan 2017
$55 million in catalytic funding is available to support HIV programmes among adolescent girls and young women in 13 countries

For the first time, gender equality is included as a top-line strategic objective in the Global Fund’s Strategy (2017-2022). HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa will be a strong focus for the Global Fund in the coming funding cycle (2017-2019).

2.

Board approves $15 million for continuation of strategic investments in community, rights and gender over 2017-2019

29 Nov 2016
The initiative will expand access to technical assistance during the 2017-2019 grant cycle

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.

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