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.
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 - 731 KBEnglishFrançais ] 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 June 2013, Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Minister of Health of Indonesia, became Chair of the Board. At the same time, Mireille Guigaz, France’s former Ambassador for the fight against HIV/AIDS and communicable diseases, 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 - 862 KBEnglishFrançais ] apply to the Board and to the Committees of the Board.
The Board has also established a Coordinating Group [ PDF - 670 KBEnglishFrançais ] 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.
Operating Procedures of the Board and Committees
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Thirty-First Board Meeting, 6-7 March 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia
Section 1; Overviewdownload [ PDF - 3 MBEnglish ]
Section 2: Core Structuresdownload [ PDF - 2 MBEnglish ]
Section 3: Funding Modeldownload [ PDF - 2 MBEnglish ]
Section 4: Global Fund Boarddownload [ PDF - 1 MBEnglish ]
Section 5: Coordinating Groupdownload [ PDF - 1 MBEnglish ]
Section 6: Standing Committeesdownload [ PDF - 1 MBEnglish ]
Section 7: Board Constituenciesdownload [ PDF - 3 MBEnglish ]
Section 8: Board Operationsdownload [ PDF - 1 MBEnglish ]
Section 9: Financial Resourcesdownload [ PDF - 1 MBEnglishFrançais ]
Vocabularydownload [ PDF - 242 KBEnglish ]
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