Join Women4GF (W4GF) Advocates from implementing countries and key Global Fund colleagues in the Global Village GFAN Networking Zone as we explore if the Global Fund is doing enough to advance gender equality, and meet the rights and needs of women and girls in all their diversity. Be part of the discussion as we exchange information on Global Fund’s successes, challenges and experiences with the NFM from civil society and key affected women.

Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Time: 9:30-10:45am
Place: Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) Networking Zone

This session will highlight:

• Progress on advancing the Gender Equality Strategy Action Plan (GES AP) through the new funding model (NFM)
• Successes and challenges working on gender equality from W4GF Advocates in countries already engaged in NFM processes
• Updates on the GES AP Implementation, and dialogue with Global Fund Secretariat, and Board delegations
• Strategy and joint advocacy on next steps.

Speakers include:

W4GF Advocates:
• Baby Rivona, Indonesia
• Carol Nyirenda, Zambia
• Laxmi Narayan Tripati, India
• Zelda Nhlabatsi, Swaziland

Global Fund:
• Kate Thomson, Head, Community, Rights and Gender Dept
• Marike Wijnroks, Chief of Staff
• Mark Dybul, Executive Director

W4GF:
Robin Gorna
Sophie Dilmitis

and Rachel Ong from the Communities Delegation

For additional information contact:
Sophie Dilmitis, W4GF Secretariat and ASAP Associate: sophie@asapltd.com