Denmark is the 14th largest public donor to the Global Fund. The country pledged DKK 350 million to the partnership for 2020-2022, the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment period, representing a 16.6% increase from its previous pledge. In support of the Global Fund's COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM), Denmark pledged DKK 25 million in December 2020.
As of: end 2019
Data updated on: 16 September 2021
Support to the Global Fund is aligned to The World 2030, Denmark’s strategy for development policy and humanitarian action. The strategy aims to place Denmark at the forefront of international efforts to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights, including the fight against HIV and AIDS. The strategy underlines that Denmark’s overarching aim in international development cooperation is to fight poverty and to enhance sustainable growth and development, economic freedom, peace, stability, equality and rules-based international order.
The right to health for all is a cornerstone of Denmark’s development policy, and the Global Fund is a key partner for Denmark. It is important for Denmark that all efforts lead to a strengthening of national health systems, lead to an increased equality, and are founded on the human rights-based approach.
Danish priorities for the work of the Global Fund is 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 Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg and Denmark, 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.