Denmark is the 14th largest public donor to the Global Fund. The country pledged DKK 375 million for the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment, covering 2023-2025. This is a 7% increase from its previous pledge for the Sixth Replenishment, covering 2020-2022. In support of the Global Fund's COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM), Denmark pledged DKK 25 million in December 2020.
As of: end 2022
Data updated on: 14 September 2023
Support to the Global Fund is aligned to Denmark's strategy for development cooperation, 'The World We Share', which aims at fighting and preventing poverty and inequality, as well as conflict, displacement and irregular migration, while strengthening resilience towards climate change.
The foundation of Denmark’s development cooperation is anchored in democratic values and human rights. In particular, promoting and protecting the rights of girls and women along with vulnerable and marginalized groups.
The right to health for all is a cornerstone of Denmark’s development policy, and the Global Fund is seen as a key partner in this regard. Denmark supports the Global Fund’s comprehensive approach, including its efforts to addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights, and more broadly, linking reproductive, maternal, new-born and child health interventions in its HIV, TB and malaria programs.
Danish priorities for the work of the Global Fund are defined in the Danish Organisation Strategy for the Global Fund 2017-2022. Denmark’s three priorities for the Global Fund are:
Denmark is part of Point Seven Constituency, composed of Denmark, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, on the Global Fund Board. It held the constituency’s seat on the Board from April 2015 to June 2017. The Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in Geneva manages the relationship with the Global Fund.