Global Fund Board
- Assessing the Executive Director and board
The board agreed at an earlier meeting that in 2005 it will hold a two-part Replenishment Conference at which many donors and potential donors will meet to discuss Global Fund needs and the amounts they are prepared to pledge for 2006 and 2007 (and, with luck, for 2005).
At its June meeting, the board, led by developing-country government members, had rejected proposals by its Governance and Partnership committee that CCMs be "required" (as against merely recommended) to implement certain measures. That decision was strongly objected to at the Fund's Partnership Forum in July.
This issue of GFO is devoted entirely to decisions made at the Global Fund board meeting that took place in Arusha, Tanzania on November 18-19. The Fund holds three board meetings per year. This was the ninth such meeting. GFO was present, with observer status.
- Partnership Forum report
A report was presented to the board by the chair of the committee that planned the Fund's first biennial Partnership Forum, attended by 400 participants in Bangkok in July.
The following is a press release issued by the Global Fund within the past hour. GFO is present in Arusha, and after the board meeting closes at the end of tomorrow, Friday November 19, GFO will send out a further issue providing information on this and other important decisions made at the meeting.
18 November 2004
Global Fund Board Agrees to Launch New Round of Proposals
The Global Fund's third board meeting of 2004 will take place in Arusha, Tanzania, on November 18-19. GFO will be present, and will report on developments after the meeting is over.
Analysis of decisions made at the June board meeting, and of recommendations made at the July Partnership Forum, reveals a number of topics that are due to be discussed at next week's board meeting.
The Global Fund board looks all set for a difficult discussion about Round 5 next week. What are the factors?