Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) have had a central role in the Global Fund partnership since our founding. Today, to better deliver on the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022, the CCM model and structures are being strengthened through the CCM Evolution project.
The pilot implementation phase of the project, running from September 2018 through the end of 2019, aims to improve the performance of CCMs. The results and lessons learned from the phase will inform an investment case, to be presented to the Global Fund Board, with the aim of evolving the CCM model for 2020 and beyond.
Eighteen CCMs are participating in the pilot phase. They were selected to represent different types of CCMs and at different maturity levels. Each CCM:
The 18 participating CCMs each fall into one contextual grouping, and each grouping has its own performance expectations:
CCMs that do not fall into the two other categories
|Transition preparedness CCMs
Countries preparing to transition from Global Fund financing
|CCMs in challenging contexts
Countries under the Additional Safeguards Policy and/or categorized as challenging operating environments
Papua New Guinea
Congo (Democratic Republic)
*Countries where GIZ provides funding during the pilot phase
Each participating CCM also falls into one of four maturity levels:
The project seeks to advance CCMs along the maturity levels.
The participating CCMs receive varying levels of support – depending on their contextual groupings and maturity levels – to implement activities in four focus areas:
For more information on the CCM Evolution project, see:
The Global Fund encourages CCMs not participating in the pilot phase to continue their efforts in looking for ways to strengthen their performance.