BCCM Membership Renewal – 2016
In many settings, religious and faith-based organizations play a vital role in reaching communities infected and affected by the three diseases. These organizations provide crucial services and are often instrumental in convincing political leaders at the national, regional and local levels to prioritize the needs of affected populations. They are increasingly becoming involved in implementation and provide a valuable role in the development of effective funding applications.
Criteria for voting membership of FBO constituency
- Government recognized or registered organization representing the larger or minority religious community;
- Already engaged in public health response;
- Has presence or network at the national or regional level;
- Willingness to contribute or commit time to CCM activities.
Criteria for candidate for election of FBO constituency
- Recognized leader;
- Proven track record of active participation within the constituency;
- Access to member organization’s communication channels;
- Represents a faith based community and able to report back;
- Willingness to contribute and commit time to CCM activities;
- Member to represent the interest of their entire constituency, and not those of their own individual self or organization.
- Global Fund grant recipients are not eligible;
Documenting the Election of Constituency Representatives
Documenting election/selection process. Respective constituency (FBO) presents documentary evidence of their election process for electing their member and alternates that meet Global Fund requirements. The CCM Secretariat shall store copies of these documents in its archive.
- Documents describing membership renewal processes followed and the results of these processes;
- BCCM Election Commission will finalize the candidate and member/alternate election processes;
- Details of constituency: name and sector;
- Constituency membership list (detailed by member’ name, organization, sector clearly identifying this individual as representing the constituency)
- Copies of public communications, newspaper advertisements (print, web), circular letter, request of expression of interest etc. inviting non-governmental sector to a meeting to select their CCM members;
- Minutes of meeting of the sector (such as an Umbrella group, network) describing how they chose their representative
- Voting record, showing names of members voting
- Minutes of meeting describing the nomination process that selected the member and alternate to the BCCM;
- Letter to BCCM Secretariat from organization(s)/constituency representing the sector, which also describes the process of selection and final results.