Country Coordinating Mechanism

The Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) is a country-level partnership of stakeholders that is central to the Global Fund’s commitment to local ownership and participatory decision-making. CCMs are composed of representatives from both the public and private sectors – including government bodies, multilateral or bilateral agencies, NGOs, academic institutions, the private sector and people living with the diseases.

The specific role of the CCM is as follows:

  • During the development of the funding request to the Global Fund the CCM prepares the request based on local needs and financing gaps. As part of the request, the CCM nominates one or a few
  • Throughout the lifetime of the grant the CCM is responsible for the oversight of implementation by the
  • Throughout the lifetime of the grant, the CCM ensures links and consistency between Global Fund assistance and other development and health assistance programmes in support of national

CCMs may be eligible for ‘basic’ or ‘expanded’ funding directly from the Global Fund Secretariat to cover certain CCM costs.  The Global Fund website provides more information on CCM eligibility requirements and guidelines.

UNDP may be nominated to provide oversight of such funding as the ‘recipient entity’ for CCM funding.  Please see here for the standard terms and conditions for CCM agreements between the Global Fund and UNDP.