Statements Highlight Importance Of Development Aid Transparency

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s “Voices”: Transparency on Development Aid Saves Lives
Upon the release of Publish What You Fund’s 2016 AID Transparency Index, which listed the Global Fund among the top five donors for aid transparency, Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund, discusses the fund’s commitment to transparency and accountability in accelerating the end of the AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria epidemics (4/13).

Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network: On Transparency, U.S. Agencies See Some Improvement but Fall Short of Commitment to Global Standard
“…MFAN is pleased to see continued improvement toward greater transparency by the six U.S. agencies evaluated. However, while all of the U.S. agencies have made improvements since the last full index in 2014, the United States overall still fell short of meeting its commitment to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) by the end of 2015,” said MFAN’s co-chairs, George Ingram, Carolyn Miles, and Connie Veillette, in a statement (4/13).

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: USAID Continues to Deliver on Aid Transparency
Wade Warren, assistant to the administrator for USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning, discusses USAID’s commitment to and progress on aid transparency, writing, “Getting exactly to where we want to be on aid transparency is a marathon, not a sprint, and we’re not there yet. We are proud of efforts to date and remain fully committed to continuing to make significant progress on aid transparency” (4/13).

Friends of the Global Fight Blog: New Report Ranks the Global Fund as a Leader in Aid Transparency
“…This ‘Very Good’ rating in the 2016 Aid Transparency Index is an improvement for the Global Fund, which in 2013 and 2014 was rated in the ‘Good’ category, according to this comparison chart. The Global Fund has commended the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) for its spirit of accountability; transparency is crucial to fulfilling the Global Fund’s mandate and operations as the world’s largest public health financier…” (4/13).

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