Board

GF/B45/EDP02

Approved by the Board on: 01 June 2021


Revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Ethics Officer

  1. The Board recalls its ultimate ownership over the Ethics and Integrity Framework and its authority to appoint the next Global Fund Ethics Officer.
  2. Based on the recommendation of the Ethics and Governance Committee, the Board approves revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Ethics Officer, as set forth in Annex 1 to document GF/B45/ER02.
  3. The Board acknowledges that this decision point and the revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Ethics Officer shall supersede the approval of the previous Terms of Reference of the Ethics Officer, as set forth in Annex 1 to GF/B33/ER08 and pursuant to decision point GF/B33/EDP14 (July 2015).
  4. Accordingly, the Board instructs the Secretariat to launch the recruitment process to engage the next Global Fund Ethics Officer for appointment by the Board on a no-objection basis, following the joint recommendation of the EGC and the Executive Director.

Budgetary Implications

Included in OPEX budget.