Board Decisions

GF/B15/DP39


Approved by the Board on:
27 April 2007


Approval of Changes to the Composition of the Appeal Panel

The Board decides that the following criteria apply to the Appeal Panel which reviews appeals of funding decisions with respect to the Rounds-based and Rolling Continuation Channels:

a. the Appeal Panel shall be comprised of five experts, including three nominated by the Stop TB Partnership, Roll Back Malaria Partnership and UNAIDS, in close collaboration with WHO tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria departments (collectively, the "Independent Members") and two who are TRP members;

b. the Independent Members may serve on the Appeal Panel for two consecutive years; and

c. commencing from Round 8, employees of the United Nations and its specialized agencies are ineligible to serve as members of the Appeal Panel.