THE GLOBAL FUND and CIVIL SOCIETY PLATFORM FOR THE MENA REGION IN COLLABORATION W
Under the leadership of the Coordinating Committee (CCM) made up of representatives from different sectors, regularly renewed and allowing the involvement and full participation of representatives of key populations in Morocco. Grant applications have always been prepared with a broad consensus. The culture of concertation through a permanent Country Dialogue process has been maintained despite a particularly restrictive context imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Webinar: The role of civil society, the regional platform, and communities in facilitating access to information for effective participation in the Global Funds process.07 May 2020 in
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To ensure that people affected by the three diseases play a meaningful role in Global Fund processes and that human rights and gender barriers are effectively addressed in grants, the GF has created the Community Response, Rights and Gender Technical Assistance Program - CRG. This program provides support to civil society and community-based organizations to assume a meaningful role in the Global Fund model, including in the following phases:
To ensure that people affected by the three diseases play a meaningful role in Global Fund processes and that human rights and gender barriers are effectively addressed in grants, the GF has created the Community Response, Rights and Gender Technical Assistance Program - CRG.
In terms of the funding of national budgets and civil society, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is the largest organization in the fight against the three pandemics in the MENA region.
The Global Fund is also a model of partnership between all national actors. This is not limited to governments, but includes civil society and, especially, the populations concerned and most exposed to the three pandemics.
The Community, Rights and Gender Strategic Initiative
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is made up of 23 countries, each with a unique demographic, cultural, religious and socio-economic profile.
Civil society organizations in the region are still fragile, and not recognized as a priority by donors and the international community.
The poor functioning or lack of organization of civil society in this sub-region is the result of less capacity for intervention, social stigmatization, and the non-recognition of these organizations by governments.
Cette subvention multi-pays vise à soutenir la durabilité des services pour les populations clés (HSH, travailleurs du sexe et personnes qui s’injectent des drogues) à travers le plaidoyer, le renforcement des capacités des OSC et des approches innovantes pour les pays de la région MENA. Cette subvention sera concurrentielle et la date limite des demandes de financement sera le 30 avril 2018; le programme devrait commencer le 1er janvier 2019.