The CCM Key actors of the Global Fund Academic/ Academic/ EducationalSector Sector Educational Government The Global Fund CCM Prepares and submits proposals NGOs/CBOs PLW Diseases Private sector Assessment Selects Principal Recipient(s) Provides governance during implementation Monitors impact Local Fund Agent Multi-/Bilateral Development Partners Technical Review TRP Reports Advise Principal Recipients Reports Grant agreement Proposal Screening Secretariat Funds Funds Religious/ Faith-Based Organizations Board Approval Sub- recipients Trustee (World Bank) Instruction to disburse The Global Fund recognizes that only through a country-driven, coordinated and multi-sector approach involving all relevant partners will additional resources have a significant impact on the reduction of infections, illness and death from the three diseases. CCM – 6 minimum eligibility requirements 1. Non-government representatives transparent selection 2. People living with and/or affected by diseases 3. Transparent proposal solicitation and review 4. Transparent PR nomination & program oversight 5. Stakeholder input 6. Conflict of Interest policy Guidelines for Coordinating Mechanisms Broad Representation • minimum 40% non-government representation • geographical & gender representation • people living with the diseases • key affected populations Participation and transparency • Own constituency member selection • Transparent, inclusive proposal development process • Transparent, inclusive PR selection process • Process for oversight of implementation Governance • Chair & Vice chair from different constituencies CCM – Roles and Responsibilities Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Proposal. development PR(s) nomination TRP clarification Grant negotiation Phase 2 Oversight of grant implementation & PR performance Phase 2 Request RCC Technical assistance needs and coordination Coordination with other in-country structures Grant Closure The Role of the CCM • Applying good governance principles • Represents the interests of all stakeholders relevant to AIDS, TB and Malaria • Coordinates the development of proposals for funding national programmes • Nominates (PR) to undertake programme implementation • Oversight of the PRs to support programme performance • Facilitates the resolution of programme challenges with the PR(s) • Ownership of Global Fund grants, reprogramming of funds or change of PR • Coordination among partners to promote harmonization among donors and alignment with in-country programmes Role of the CCM Member • Represents an entire constituency – not one organization or individual • Consults constituency in all CCM decisions • Shares information and communicates openly with constituency members • Role requires that all CCM discussions are well documented to ensure transparency and effective participation • CCM members cannot delegate their role to a committee or to CCM Chair/Vice-Chairs for example • Important to define CCM member roles in clear terms of reference, and to select members with the necessary capacities and commitment The Global Fund depends on three key bodies in recipient countries to administer and manage its grants : Principal Recipients, Country Coordinating Mechanisms, and Local Fund Agents The Principal Recipient(s) is the legally accountable party in country which disburses to subrecipients and ensures reporting of results to the Global Fund The Global Fund Advice and data verification LFA Funds Reporting PR(s) Funds Country Coordinating Mechanism Reporting Subrecipient(s) The Local Fund Agent is the "eyes and ears" of the Global Fund in country, assessing Principal Recipients and advising the Global Fund on ongoing performance The Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) is the local partnership that develops proposals for the Global Fund and oversees grants – the CCM is central to the Global Fund’s commitment to transparency and local ownership CCM oversight: A national responsibility THE GLOBAL FUND LFA CCM PR SR SR SR Conclusion • CCM is the cornerstone of GF architecture • CCM is an expression of GF principles • CCM can influence access to GF Funding • The CCM plays important roles: – In programme development – In programme oversight • CCM Support available, including useful new tools Comments/Questions ?