Author: Women4GF

W4GF Advocates Share Key Lessons and Reflections from Windows 1 and 2

W4GF advocates, in all our diversity, have engaged at the national level and meaningfully participated in developing funding requests submitted to the Global Fund in Window 1: 20 March 2017 and Window 2: 23 May 2017. In these two windows, a total of 144 funding requests were submitted, globally. W4GF advocates are currently engaged in country dialogues and funding request development for Window 3 (28 August 2017). To view the brief click here This brief identifies key areas to consider for advocates who will engage in Windows 3 (28 August 2017) onward to promote human rights, gender equality and support adolescent...

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REPOSTING: Communities Delegation Targeted Call for 2017 – 2019

Deadline for applying is Wednesday 12th July 2017 at 23:59 CET. The Communities Delegation is soliciting nominations for Community Delegation Members for the Global Fund Board Delegation of Communities Living with HIV, and affected by TB and Malaria (Term: August 2017 – August 2019) only for the following communities/populations and/or geographic regions: Women, Key populations, Young people living with HIV and/or communities affected by TB and malaria Communities living with HIV and/or communities affected by TB and malaria from: The Middle East and North Africa; Francophone Africa; Asia and Pacific; and Latin America and Caribbean. For more information please visit the Communities Delegation website at here or email info@globalfundcommunitiesdelegation.org...

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REMINDER: JUNE W4GF WEBINAR: CONNECTING WOMEN ENGAGED IN FUNDING REQUESTS: TUESDAY JUNE 6 2017 (15:30 – 16:30 CAT)

Join W4GF advocates for our monthly webinar on Tuesday June 6 2017 from 15:30 – 16:30 (CAT) to engage with the Global Fund Secretariat, EANNASO and W4GF advocates involved at the national level to develop funding requests submitted to the Global Fund. The webinar will enable W4GF advocates and partners to continue to dialogue with the Global Fund Secretariat on progress/challenges in countries around the funding requests in relation to the Global Fund’s Strategic Framework 2017 – 2022 with specific attention to the women and girls, gender equality and human rights. The webinar will cover the following: Updates from the Global Fund on lessons learnt thus far from funding requests received Feedback from W4GF advocates working at the national level: Received comments from the Technical Review Panel (TRP) Review the W4GF advocacy brief based on lesson learnt engaging in funding request development processes Discussion and next steps RSVP before Monday June 5 to sophie@women4gf.org and note the following important details: An application must be installed on your computer, tablet or smart phone BEFORE the call. Do note that it is available at www.gotomeeting.com. You will need at least 15 minutes to install the application. We will not be able to dial participants into the webinar. AFTER installing the application, please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone by going to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/113106397 on your browser. Use your microphone and speakers (VOIP)...

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Global Fund RfP: Strengthening the Capacity of Key Populations Networks to Meaningfully Engage in Global Fund Related Processes (TGF-17-080)

Request for proposal (RFP) Closing Date: 19 June 2017 The Global Fund is calling for proposals, to effectively strengthen the capacity of key populations in the context of HIV to meaningfully engage in Global Fund related processes. The RFP is to identify global peer based and led key population networks with appropriate technical expertise from the following key populations: Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men People who use drugs Sex workers Trans people Young key populations People Living with HIV, including women and youth living with HIV Objectives The provision of grants to awarded networks and/or consortia of networks will be guided by three primary objectives: Strengthening global networks to support their country level constituencies in effectively engaging in Global Fund and related processes during the whole grant cycle Developing the capacity of marginalised and criminalised networks and communities to effectively and safely engage in all Global Fund and related processes Strengthening of key populations’ capacity to advocate for increased investment in rights-based and community responsive programs, as well as effective community led, rights and gender related programming within Global Fund grants. Priority contexts within the following regions include: Asia and Pacific Middle East and North Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Eastern Europe and Central Asia Latin America and the Caribbean CLICK RFP-TGF-17-080 FOR MORE INFORMATION  Proposal Submission Address: By E-mail to Solicitation@theglobalfund.org, and Orion Yeandel at...

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REMINDER: MAY W4GF WEBINAR: CONNECTING WOMEN ENGAGED IN FUNDING REQUESTS: TUESDAY MAY 2 2017 (15:30 – 16:30 CAT)

Join W4GF advocates for our monthly webinar on Tuesday May 2 2017 from 15:30 – 16:30 (CAT) to engage with the Global Fund Secretariat, EANNASO and W4GF advocates involved at the national level as part of the process to developed funding requests to be submitted to the Global Fund for consideration. The webinar will enable W4GF advocates and partners to continue to dialogue with the Global Fund Secretariat on progress/challenges in countries around the funding requests in relation to the Global Fund’s Strategic Framework 2017 – 2022 with specific attention to the women and girls, gender equality and human rights. The webinar will cover the following: Updates from the Global Fund on lessons learnt thus far from funding requests received Key points to remember relating to Community Rights Gender Strategic Initiatives -advice on the catalytic funding for AGYW and key populations Countries submitting in the May 23 Window: How are funding requests progressing and what are the major challenges? Discussion and next steps at the country level RSVP before Monday May 1 to sophie@women4gf.org and note the following important details: An application must be installed on your computer, tablet or smart phone BEFORE the call. Do note that it is available at www.gotomeeting.com. You will need at least 15 minutes to install the application. We will not be able to dial participants into the webinar. AFTER installing the application,...

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