Friday, November 22, 2019

Global Fund reaches USD 14 billion target. Norway provides last-minute 1% increase

President Macron, Bill Gates and Bono celebrated a successful replenishment of the Global Fund in Lyon Thursday with most donors, including Sweden and Denmark, increasing their contributions by around 15 per cent and a final result that was just shy of the USD 14 billion target. Norway did not follow the pack but made a last-minute increase in its pledge in response to “encouragement” from Macron.

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