The Global Fund announced on its website on 5 September that India will host the preparatory meeting for the Sixth Replenishment in New Delhi, on 8 February 2019.
The purpose of the preparatory meeting is “to provide Global Fund partners with key information on the impact to be achieved and the financial resources needed to end the epidemics by 2030, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals,” the Fund says.
Last May, the Global Fund announced that France will host the Fund’s replenishment conference in 2019. The conference is the formal platform for donors to announce their pledges for the Sixth Replenishment, which covers the period 2020–2022.
Une évaluation décrit l’Initiative 5% de la France pour les récipiendaires de subventions du Fonds mondial comme « originale » et « pertinente »
L’Initiative 5% « est pertinente dans le contexte spécifique de difficultés liées à la mise en œuvre de subventions du Fonds mondial dans la région francophone… » ; l’initiative est « un mécanisme original combinant une approche bilatérale dans un contexte multilatéral ».
Evaluation describes France's 5% Initiative for Global Fund grant recipients as "creative" and "relevant"
The 5% Initiative “is relevant in the context of specific difficulties linked to the implementation of Global Fund grants in the French-speaking region….” The initiative is “a creative mechanism combining a bilateral approach within a multilateral framework.”
La France promet 1,08 milliard € pour 2017-2019, correspondant à sa promesse de don pour la précédente période de reconstitution
France pledges € 1.08 billion for 2017-2019, matching its pledge for the previous replenishment period
On 26 June, France announced that it is pledging € 1.08 billion for The Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, covering the period 2017-2019. The amount is equivalent to what France pledged for the Fourth Replenishment (2014-2016).
The Global Fund Advocates Network – following on from its successful Twitter conversation that called for increased donor and domestic funding to reach the SDGs (see GFO article here) – has sent an open letter to the Global Fund Board and executive director urging the Fund to aim higher than the $15 billion 2014-2016 replenishment
France has announced that it will contribute € 1.08 billion ($1.4 billion) to the Global Fund for the Fourth Replenishment period (2014–2016). That works out to about $467 million a year. This approximately the same as the amount France pledged for the Third Replenishment (2011–2013).
The Foreign Minister of France, Laurent Fabius, has told civil society representatives that France will not reduce its future contributions to the Global Fund. Mr Fabius met with representatives of AIDES, Coalition Plus, Sidaction and Act-Up Paris on 30 April.