The Board acknowledges the serious challenges and risks faced by Global Fund staff in the discharge of their duties in many countries, and reiterates the importance of states granting to the Global Fund such privileges and immunities as are necessary for the effective exercise of its functions and efficient use of its resources (as approved by the Board in its Electronic Decision Point on 14 December 2009 (EDP/09/32).
The Board recognizes the measures taken by the Secretariat to secure privileges and immunities for the Global Fund from countries around the world. In this connection, the Board welcomes the signature by the Government of Moldova of the Agreement on Privileges and Immunities of the Global Fund.
The Board reiterates the critical need for the Global Fund to pursue its drive to obtain privileges and immunities, and urges relevant stakeholders, including all Board members and their respective constituencies, to support, facilitate and promote the Secretariat's efforts to secure privileges and immunities for the Global Fund with all deliberate speed.
The Board requests the Secretariat to update the Board regularly on the status of progress on this matter.