Board Decisions

GF/B40/DP04


Approved by the Board on:
15 November 2018


Private Sector Engagement

The Board:

  1. Recognizes the foundational concept of the Global Fund as an innovative public private partnership and the importance of the role of the private sector in the Global Fund’s resource mobilization strategy in providing both financial and non-financial resources to increase the scale and effectiveness of the Global Fund’s efforts to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria;
  2. Acknowledges the need to expand engagement with the private sector and takes note of the revision, by the Secretariat, of the Framework on Private Sector Engagement (the “Secretariat PSE Framework”) to provide balanced and robust operational policies and procedures which guide the Secretariat’s engagement approach;
  3. Notes with appreciation the work undertaken by the Ethics and Governance Committee in overseeing and endorsing the Secretariat PSE Framework, and ensuring that a robust framework, which takes into account risk management and ethical and conflict of interest considerations, is in place to allow the Global Fund to continue to pursue appropriate and impactful engagement with the private sector; and
  4. Confirms the importance of the role played by the private sector in the Global Fund’s resource mobilization strategy in providing both financial and non-financial resources to increase the scale and effectiveness of the Global Fund’s efforts to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Budgetary Implications

Included in operating expense budget.