“Ethics at the Global Fund means advancing our mission of ending the epidemics”

29 Jan 2020
The Global Fund’s first Ethics Officer explains ethics at work across the Global Fund partnership

Ethics is a cornerstone of the Global Fund. The Fund’s creation was intrinsically an ethics-based decision writ large: the world’s answer to the ethical question of how to enable equitable access to life-prolonging care and treatment, for those living with the world’s three biggest killer infectious diseases, to those who previously did not have such access.


The Global Fund has made some progress in establishing ethics- and integrity-related structures and processes, OIG says

8 Oct 2019
Improvements needed in monitoring and clarifying accountabilities

In the first audit by the Office of the Inspector General of ethics and integrity (risks, structures, and processes) at the Global Fund, the OIG assessed the adequacy and effectiveness of the Ethics and Integrity Framework across Global Fund structures and processes, within the Secretariat, governance bodies, and its operations, including those beyond the Secretariat, such as relationships with implementers and suppliers.


Paper presents options for future selection process for Global Fund Board chair and vice-chair

28 Nov 2017
Board expected to decide at its next meeting in May 2018 whether changes are required

A paper prepared for the Global Fund Board meeting on 14-15 November in Geneva outlines options regarding a future process to select the Board chair and vice-chair. The current Board leadership was selected in May 2017. Because the terms of the chair and vice-chair are for two years, the next Board leadership renewal is scheduled to happen in May 2019.