Country Coordinating Mechanism

Papua New Guinea

Mandate

The mandate of the CCM is to discuss, approve and submit viable and appropriate proposals to the Global Fund, and to monitor, evaluate and support the implementation of projects that are initiated by the CCM and financed by the Global Fund.

Responsibilities

The CCM has the following responsibilities:

  1. Develop, modify and implement these Terms of Reference.

  2. Prepare, coordinate, review, and submit project proposals to the Global Fund that meet the requirements of the Global Fund and that are in line with national AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria priorities and programs.

  3. Respond to inquiries from the Global Fund concerning these proposals.

  4. Propose to the Global Fund who should be the Principal Recipient(s) ("PR(s)") for CCM-initiated projects financed by the Global Fund.

  5. Choose the Sub-Recipient(s) ("SR(s)") for these projects, except when the CCM delegates this responsibility to the PR(s).

  6. Monitor and evaluate the performance of the PR(s).

  7. Monitor and evaluate the performance of the SR(s), except when the CCM delegates this responsibility to the PR(s).

  8. Approve major changes in program implementation plans and budgets.

  9. When necessary, submit to the Global Fund requests for continued funding for each approved grant, prior to the end of the two years of initially approved financing.

  10. Carry out an annual evaluation of the effectiveness of the CCM.

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