W4GF Advocates An Opportunity To Influence!Apply to be a Member of the Developing Country NGO Delegation

The Global Fund is an international financing institution that fights AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with a 21st century approach: partnership, transparency, constant learning and
results-based funding. Countries and civil society implementing Global Fund grants sit on the decision-making Board.

The Developing Country NGO Delegation has issued a call for membership to the Developing Country NGO Delegation to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,Tuberculosis and Malaria for 2019 to 2021. Individuals representing and working with NGOs in Africa, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean are invited to apply

Deadline for application is Thursday, 29 August 2019,23h00 CEST

The Delegation is a team of volunteers and is seeking to expand its team with people who represent diverse NGO/CBO/FBO responses to HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria on the GFATM Board. Delegation members will:

  • represent the perspectives, views and concerns of Developing Country NGOs onthe Board;
  • act in a strategic and consultative manner;
  • inform and positively influence the governance processes of the Global Fund; and
  • help to integrate non-governmental and community based efforts into national and international responses.

More information on the Delegation can be found here

The selection process strives to achieve a balanced and representative Delegation with
strong consideration for the following qualities:

  • Malaria expertise
  • Tuberculosis expertise
  • Women in all their diversity
  • Key population representatives (sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender
    people and people who use drugs)
  • Adolescent and Youths in their diversity
  • Strong knowledge in finance, strategic planning, media and human rights
  • Sustainability & transitioning
  • Specially encouraged to apply, persons from the following regions and countries: Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa regions, Latin America and Caribbean and Africa (particularly) Francophone Africa
  • The Delegation operates in English. Linguists, who possess strong working competencies in the other languages of the Global Fund (Spanish, French and Russian) are encouraged to apply.

The term of office is for a period of two (2) years (2019-2021). The member
will form part of a team of delegation members, democratically led by a leadership team (a
board member, an alternate board member, a treasurer and a communication focal point (ex officio). The length of term is also subject toperformance appraisal.

To submit an application the following should be sent in ONE (pdf) document in English to
l.odendal@developingngo.org. The email subject must read: APPLICATION TO
DEVELOPING COUNTRY NGO DELEGATION 2019 . Supporting Documentation to be
submitted with application must include:

  1. An expression of interest detailing: (max font size 12; max 4 pages; min 2; only 4
    pages will be read): Your understanding of the Global Fund and its work, Your NGO and community linkages, Details of your disease expertise, The skills you would bring to the Delegation
  2. Letter from employer supporting the application including time/ travel commitments
  3. Letter of support from any regional network or organisation
  4. Letter of support from any relevant organisation other than your own
  5. Current and relevant curriculum vitae
  6. Contact details for two or more professional references
  7. Piece of written work (published or unpublished)
  8. Other evidence of work – print or online publication, photographs, videos or other
    media, etc. (Optional)