France is a founding member of the Global Fund. It is the largest European donor and the second largest public donor overall, with a total contribution of €4.97 billion to date.
In an unprecedented show of global solidarity and under the leadership of President Emmanuel Macron, donors at the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment Conference in October 2019 in Lyon pledged more than US$14 billion for 2020-2022 – the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization. The funds will help save 16 million lives and end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030. Read more.
At the conference, France pledged €1.3 billion – a 20% increase from its previous contribution. This pledge signaled the country’s strong commitment to positioning global health as a priority of French development policy.
France is committed to increasing its overall official development assistance to 0.55% by 2022. Health, education and gender equality are among the five top development priorities of France. They are also major priorities for the Global Fund.
As of: end 2019
Data updated on: 10 September 2020
Contributions listed exclude technical assistance. Portions of France's 2011-2013, 2014-2016, 2017-2019 and 2020-2022 pledges were reserved for technical assistance.