IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED TO GET BACK ON TRACK TO END THE THREE EPIDEMICS New report from GFAN details critical need for increased funding to the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria 18 July 2018 (OTTAWA, Canada) – In a report released today , the Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) called for significant increases in international funding to meet the 2030 targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals to end HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. Robin Montgomery, Executive Director of the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development and Alternate Board Member to the Global Fund Board said, “this is an historic opportunity where the world risks losing control of the … Read more →
For immediate release ICAD Applauds the Government of France as Host to the 6th Replenishment Conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria OTTAWA, Canada, 17 May, 2018—The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) congratulates President Emmanuel Macron on his global health leadership and renewed commitment to tackle HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with France’s announcement to host the 6th Global Fund Replenishment Conference in 2019. The Replenishment Conference is a global gathering that convenes world leaders, private sector partners, and community and civil society to demonstrate the strength of the Global Fund partnership model in mobilizing political will that is matched by ambitious funding commitments for … Read more →
Kigali, Rwanda – Key Outcomes, Decision Points, Advocacy Opportunities, and Issues of Interest for GFAN Members from the Global Fund’s Biannual Board Meeting
Request for Proposals for civil society or community organizations to support the roll-out of the Community Rights and Gender Strategic Initiative, during 2017-2019, in one or both of the following categories: Civil society and community organizations to provide peer-to-peer short-term technical assistance for civil society and community engagement in Global Fund and related processes; Civil society and community organizations to host a Regional Platform for Coordination and Communication.
Please share with your networks. Proposals are due 29 May 2017.
The RFP is available in English , French , Spanish and Russian .
This blog first appeared in the Huffington Post Canada here .
By Daniel Townsend
As many see the world making a shift to the right, there has been a groundswell of liberal praise for Canada. For many, Canada is viewed as a stable democracy with an educated multicultural population that seemingly all co-exist well. While many societies grapple with an emergence of right-leaning nationalism and cultural exclusivity, we, Canadians, harbor no outward illusions of greatness but are united on a common understanding that inclusiveness, tolerance, sound social and economic policies are the backbone of our strength — and this does not include the Trudeau factor.
Sensing a rise in our … Read more →