Published on February 20, 2014
Global Fund Replenishment Update & Next Steps February 13, 2014 1
Presenter: Dr. Christoph Benn Director of External Relations The Global Fund
OUTCOMES OF THE FOURTH VOLUNTARY PLEDGING CONFERENCE 3
The Replenishment Strategy: Four Pillars Plus UNSG Traditional donors Implementing countries Emerging powers Private sector/IF UN SecretaryGeneral • Strong support from U.S. (President Obama, State Secretary Kerry) and U.K. (SoS Greening) • Engage leaders, civil society, press to persuade donor governments to invest in the Global Fund. • Strong support from African HoS champions • Advocate for the GF, highlight results & impact of programs, underscore increasing domestic contributions to the fight against HIV, TB and malaria. • Encourage and facilitate their involvement and contributions through coinvestment, technical assistance and services. • Strong support from Bill Gates, and Bono. • Private sector as a longstanding and integral part of the GF, as advocates, suppliers, implementers of programs, as financers and source of innovation. • Support through keeping the fight against the three diseases on the agenda • Reference to the GF in scheduled calls and meetings • Letters to selected HoS highlighting the importance of the replenishment AU Chair Civil Society and Global Health advocates community
Replenishment: Country Commitments as of December 3, 2013 • 25 countries • > 2010 • Increases • • • • • • The United Kingdom Canada The European Union The Netherlands Nordic countries The Republic of Korea • Donors re-engaging • Italy • India • Thailand • Other contributions • • • • • Cote d’Ivoire Kenya Malawi Nigeria Zimbabwe A complete list of pledges is available at: http://theglobalfund.org/en/replenishment/fourth/ 5
Key Influencers: Traditional Donors • High level engagement from the U.S. Government • Engagement of President Obama & Secretary of State Kerry • Support from U.S. Ambassadors in capitals across the world • Announcement of hosting of the pledging conference sent a strong signal • 1:2 matching to encourage donors to step up • Support from the U.K. • Engagement of Secretary of State Greening • Early announcement of increased pledge helped build momentum towards the pledging conference • Commitment geared toward encouraging other donors to maximize their pledges; it will unlock additional funds with each contribution up to a maximum of 10% of the total raised
Key Influencers: Private Sector • Strong engagement from Bill Gates and the Foundation in developing joint strategies and messaging, referring to the GF in meetings with key decision-makers • Participation in high level, private sector-specific event at pledging conference provided an appealing platform • Strong support from Bono in interactions with key leaders and personal engagement in attracting new donors (e.g. Bank of America)
Key Influencers: African Heads of State • Strong support from 13 presidents of African countries who have acted as champions of the Replenishment through targeted outreach to donor countries (South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania, Nigeria, Malawi, Liberia, CIV, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Togo, Mozambique) • Through sustained advocacy efforts, a number of implementer states were requested to make formal announcements on increases in domestic financing during the Replenishment cycle • Nigeria paved the way with US$30 million pledge and a substantial increase in its own resources to the fight against HIV/AIDS and malaria. • Malawi, Kenya, and Zimbabwe in addition to their pledges, also announced increased domestic financing for health.
Pledges in October 2010 vs. Pledges in December 2013 Total amount pledged in billion USD $14 $12 $12 All Donors, excluding US All Donors $10 $9 $8 $8 $6 $5 $4 $2 $0 2010 2013 • In 2013, donors pledged US$12B, representing a 30% increase from the 2010 pledge of US$9.2B. • Excluding the U.S., all other donors pledges increased by 55% (from U.S.$5.1 to U.S.$8B).
Private Sector Pledges (2010 – Q1, 2014) Private Sector Donors - Total amount pledged in million USD $700 $640 $600 $500 $400 $359 All PS Donors $300 All PS Donors, excluding BMGF $200 $140 $100 $59 $2010 • • • 2013 By Q1 2014, private sector donors including BMGF had pledged U.S.$640 million, a 78% increase from the U.S.$ 59 in 2010. Excluding the BMGF pledge, private sector donors will have pledged U.S.$140 million by Q1 2014, a 137% increase compared to 2010. Since 2010, new private sector companies (BHP Billiton, Ecobank, Vale and new (RED) Proud Partners: Belvedere, Coca-Cola, SAP, BAC) have joined our efforts, as well as two foundations/HNWIs (Dr Tahir and Mr Motsepe).
Pledges Announced After December 3rd • Switzerland: Announced a pledge of CHF 60 million • Russia: Recently announced a pledge of U.S. $60 million • Bank of America: U.S.$10 million announced in Davos • SAP: U.S.$1 million • Patrice Motsepe: U.S.$1 million • New announcements have unlocked additional amounts of the U.S. pledge, increasing the January 2014 number to U.S. $12.214B
Highlights • Overall % increase, particularly from non-U.S. donors • All major donors made pledges – no need for projections (27 signed pledge forms) • Early pledges helped to generate momentum and peer pressure including the four largest donors (U.S., Germany, France, Scandinavia, U.K.) • Strong engagement of: • U.S. and U.K. to influence other donors • Political leaders from implementing countries particularly Africa
Future Direction • Maximize additional pledges to match U.S. pledge of up to U.S.$5B by September • Next replenishment - and resource mobilization more generally - will be driven by two key factors: • Decrease in new infections • Increased domestic resources • Increase in domestic funding key priority for next phase • Designing a viable platform for the engagement of emerging powers
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