Established as a partnership in global health, the Global Fund works closely with a wide diversity of partners –implementing governments, donors, civil society, international development organizations, the private sector and communities living with and affected by the diseases. This partnership model actively supports country-owned approaches that develop and implement effective, evidence-based programs to respond to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
News Release - 07 May 2015
Partnership Forum Focuses on Strategy
Announcement - 27 April 2015
Global Fund Stands by the People of Nepal
News Release - 27 April 2015
Global Fund Launches Human Rights Complaints Procedure
News Release - 25 April 2015
Côte d’Ivoire Achieves Universal Coverage of Insecticidal Nets
News Release - 24 April 2015
Gavi and the Global Fund Welcome Malaria Vaccine Trial Results
21 May 2015
A Smart Approach for Seasonal Workers in Cambodia
18 May 2015
Topping Off TB Treatment
13 May 2015
A Lot Can Happen in 15 Years
The Global Fund's international Board includes representatives of donor and recipient governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector (including businesses and foundations) and affected communities.
Key international development partners also participate, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), public-private partnerships (Roll Back Malaria, Stop TB, UNITAID) and the World Bank. The latter also serves as the Global Fund's trustee.
The Board is the supreme governing body of the Global Fund and exercises the following core functions:
The Board meets at least twice annually.
The Global Fund's by-laws [ PDF - 193 KBEnglish ] describe the particular functions and operations of the Board in greater detail, including its commitment to operate by consensus and in a spirit of partnership.
In April 2015, Norbert Hauser became Chair of the Board and Aida Kurtovic became Vice-Chair of the Board.
The Board has also established the following three committees (for details see the Committee Charters):
The Operating Procedures [ PDF - 449 KBEnglish ] apply to the Board and to the Committees of the Board.
The Board has also established a Coordinating Group [ PDF - 238 KBEnglish ] to provide a mechanism for coordination and collaboration between the Board and its Committees in regard to the Board’s governance, risk and administration functions.
Thirty-Third Board Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 31 March - 1 April 2015
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Operating Procedures of the Board and Committees
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Governance Handbook - Section 1: Overview
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Governance Handbook - Section 2: Core Structures
Governance Handbook - Section 3: Funding Model
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Governance Handbook - Section 4: The Global Fund Board
Governance Handbook - Section 5: Coordinating Group
Governance Handbook - Section 6: Standing Committees
Governance Handbook - Section 7: Board Constituencies
Governance Handbook - Section 8: Board Operations
Governance Handbook - Section 9: Financial Resources
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Governance Handbook Vocabulary
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