a. Expresses its strong commitment to the Global Fund Fifth Replenishment (2017-2019) aimed at raising the appropriate levels of funding for implementation of the "Investing to End Epidemics" Strategy;
b. Recognizes the importance of the preparatory meeting that will take place in Tokyo in December 2015; andc. Acknowledges the challenging environment for mobilizing resources, the need to continue maximizing the Global Fund's results and impact, and the initiative to maximize absorption capacity.