Author: Women4GF

W4GF Webinar: What worked? Lessons from Countries who Submitted Funding Requests in Window 1: Tuesday April 4 2017 (15:30 – 16:30 CAT)

Join W4GF advocates for a webinar on Tuesday April 4 2017 from 15:30 – 16:30 (CAT) to engage with the Global Fund Secretariat 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 learning’s from W4GF advocates – What worked and what did not work? Countries submitting in the May 23 Window: How are advocates preparing and what has happened already? Key points to remember relating to Community Rights Gender Strategic Initiatives -advice on the catalytic funding for AGYW and key populations Discussion and next steps at the country level RSVP before Monday April 3 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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W4GF Webinar Notes: The Applicants Handbook and the Global Fund Modular Framework

A W4GF webinar on March 7 2017 provided space for W4GF advocates to engage with the Global Fund Secretariat (GFS) to discuss the Global Fund Applicants’ Handbook as well as the Global Fund Modular Framework. 1. Introduction The Global Fund is focusing on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in 13 priority countries across East and Southern Africa (Botswana, Cameroon, Lesotho, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Many W4GF advocates are working on funding requests in various roles and countries will be submitting funding requests in the next three windows: March, May and August. The agenda for this webinar included: The Global Fund Applicants Handbook The Global Fund Modular Framework What is happening now and before the March 20 (window 1) submission date? Lessons from W4GF Advocates and Partners Questions and discussion 2. Update from Global Fund Secretariat To view the introductory section presented by the Global Fund Secretariat (and covered in previous webinars) click here. 3. The Global Fund Applicants Handbook The Global Fund Applicants Handbook is designed to offer practical information on the different stages of the application process (2017-2019 funding cycle), along with guidance on best practices and lessons learned from the previous funding cycle. It includes supporting resources and tools related to each stage of the process and highlights important changes designed to better serve tailored funding application approaches...

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W4GF Webinar Notes: Updates from the Global Fund Secretariat and W4GF Advocates

W4GF organised a webinar on February 7 2017 for W4GF advocates to engage with the Global Fund Secretariat (GFS) and share lessons and country experience in Global Fund country processes. 1. Introduction The Global Fund is focusing on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in 13 priority countries across East and Southern Africa (Botswana, Cameroon, Lesotho, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Many W4GF advocates are working on funding requests in various roles and countries will be submitting funding requests in the next three windows: March, May and August. The agenda for this webinar included: Updates from the GFS Updates from W4GF advocates: Where are the challenges and opportunities around women in all their diversity- especially AGYW Questions and discussions Next steps and actions 2. Update from Global Fund Secretariat To view the slides presented by the Global Fund Secretariat click here. As many know – in January 2017 the Global Fund launched its new Strategy, with changes in the area of gender equality and sub-objectives focused in this area. The Global Fund Strategy consists of four main focus areas and this webinar focused on Strategic Objective (SO) 3 to promote and protect human rights and gender equality. The Global Fund will focus on scaling up programs to support AGYW including programs to advance sexual and reproductive health and focus on investments to...

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REPOSTING: Call for Members to the Developing Country NGO Delegation to the Board of The Global Fund (Deadline March 17th)

The Developing Country NGO Delegation on the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) aims to contribute to and influence Global Fund policies and practices in an effort to make them continually and appropriately responsive to the needs of those affected by HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the NGOs and CBOs providing necessary services. The defining feature of this delegation is its ability to bring relevant perspectives as implementers and representatives from recipient countries — based on the knowledge and experience of Non-Governmental Organisations/Community-Based Organisations and Faith based Organisations (NGOs/ CBOs /FBOs) and their constituencies. The Delegation is a team of volunteers and seek to expand its team with suitable candidates/ members capable of representing the diverse NGO/ CBO / FBO response to HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria on the GF Board. Also to aid in meeting the following objectives: Represent the perspectives, views and concerns of Developing Country NGO’s on the GF Board in a strategic and consultative manner. Inform and positively influence the governance processes of the GF to better integrate non-governmental and community based efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria into national and international responses. The Developing Country NGO Delegation to the Board of The Global Fund is currently inviting nominations for membership from individuals representing and working with NGO’s in the global south (Africa, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Latin America and the...

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W4GF Webinar: Engaging in Global Fund Country Processes: What do you need to know? March 7, 2017 (Tuesday): 15:30 – 16:30 (CAT)

Join W4GF advocates for a webinar on Tuesday March 7 2017 from 15:30 – 16:30 (CAT) to engage with the Global Fund Secretariat and W4GF advocates involved at the national level as part of the process to develop funding requests to be submitted to the Global Fund for consideration. The webinar will cover the following: The Global Fund Applicants Handbook The Global Fund Modular Framework  What is happening now and before the March 20 (window 1) submission date? Lessons from W4GF Advocates and Partners Questions and discussions RSVP to sophie@women4gf.org before Monday 6th March 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/305702693 on your browser. Use your microphone and speakers (VOIP) for audio. You’ll sound best with a headset. Please mute your line when you are not speaking! There is no meeting password. First GoToMeeting? Try a test session: http://help.citrix.com/getready This webinar will take place across the following time zones – please double check timezones here for Harare 15:30 – 16:30 (CAT) if your country is not on the list...

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