20 Years of Impact in the Fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria

20 Years of Impact in the Fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria

24 September 2021, 15:00 – 16:15 CEST/09:00 - 10:15 EDT

On the 20th anniversary of the Global Fund, this event looks back on the impact achieved, celebrates the lives saved, reflects on the lessons learnt, and examines how we can protect the gains we have made in the face of COVID-19 to ensure a healthier, safer, and equitable future for all.

Hosted by: The Government of Italy and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

The event will include special remarks from speakers including:

  • H.E. Mario Draghi, President of the Council of Ministers of Italy
  • H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
  • H.E. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania
  • H.E. Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • H.E. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, France
  • Annie Lennox, Global Fund Supporter and Founder of The Circle NGO
  • Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO
  • Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund
  • Joyce Ouma, Community representative and Global Fund advocate

Followed by a live interactive discussion featuring:

  • Olivier François, CEO, Fiat and Abarth & Global CMO, Stellantis
  • Gargee Ghosh, President of Global Policy and Advocacy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Rachel Ong, Regional Coordinator of GFAN Asia-Pacific and Co-Facilitator of C20 Global Health Working Group
  • Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, UNAIDS

Closing Remarks delivered by Dr. Donald Kaberuka, Chair of the Board, the Global Fund