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Afghanistan - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2016

The government of Afghanistan pledges to increase the portion of the national budget dedicated to health and specifically the budget allotted to the reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health program. It also pledges to advocate for the increasing the government’s allocation to health and nutrition services from 4.2 percent in 2012 to 10 percent by 2020. The government also commits to allocating 25 percent of the health budget specific to reproductive health and for creating a specific budget line in the Ministry of Public Health’s annual budget for the promotion of family planning and procurement of contraceptives.

Vietnam - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2016

The government of Vietnam commits to ensure an adequate budget for family planning services for the poor and marginalized, hard-to-reach, and ethnic minority groups. In addition, the government pledges to sufficiently fund the consolidation of the service provider network in alignment with technical decentralization requirements, with a special focus on the needs of marginalized and hard-to-reach people, ensuring provision of family planning and essential reproductive health services at all levels. Vietnam also commits to ensure funding to meet the needs of the Vietnamese family planning and reproductive health programs and services and the implementation of government policies. The government also commits to improve the quality of services through the issuing of technical protocols and  procedures, upgrading infrastructures, and providing equipment and training to update knowledge of service providers.

Germany - Financial

DateMay 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Germany commits at least 514 million Euros until 2019 to rights-based family planning and reproductive health. 25% of its bilateral funding is likely to be dedicated directly to family planning, depending on partner countries’ priorities.

Germany’s FP2020 commitment is in line with its Rights- based Family Planning and Maternal Health Initiative which includes the aim to provide information and access to modern forms of family planning to 9 million couples. The amount also includes Germany’s RMNCAH-relevant contributions to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and its financial support to the United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

July 11, 2012 - London - Germany commits €400 million (US $491.6 million) to reproductive health and family planning across four years (2016), of which 25% (€100 million or US $122.29 million) is likely to be dedicated directly to family planning, depending on partner countries' priorities.

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DateNovember 12, 2015

UPDATED Nov. 12, 2015--The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation committed to invest an additional $120 million dollars in family planning programs over the next three years--a 25% increase on its current family planning funding.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits to spending this additional funding will focus on three priority areas that data demonstrate potential for significant progress:

  • Improving the quality of services and the range of contraceptive options that women receive;
  • Reaching the most marginalized with contraceptives and services, particularly the urban poor;
  • Supporting the work of local advocates who are making the case for budgets, policies, and programs that ensure more women and girls can access contraceptives.

 

July 11, 2012--The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits to investing more than US $1 billion to help reach the goal of providing 120 million additional women with contraceptives, information and services by 2020.  That means doubling its investment in family planning from US $70 million a year to US $140 million a year for eight years—totaling an additional US $560 million. The foundation believes that supporting family planning is one of the most cost-effective investments a country can make in its future. 

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DateSeptember 15, 2015

Management Sciences for Health commits to fostering dialogue between the family planning and reproductive health community and ministers of finance to establish accountability platforms.

Somalia - Financial

DateSeptember 15, 2015

The government of Somalia commits to engaging policy and decision makers from the parliament and other ministries, such as the ministry of finance, to advocate for more resources for family planning interventions.

Nepal - Financial

DateMarch 16, 2015

The government of Nepal commits to raise and invest the financial resources required to meet its policy and programmatic commitments. In particular, it pledges to increase funding for family planning programs by at least 7 percent annually from 2015 to 2020 and engage with external development partners to raise additional resources. In addition, Nepal pledges to strengthen the enabling environment for family planning by engaging in advocacy to mobilize resources from non-health sectors.

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Togo - Financial

DateOctober 3, 2014

Togo commits to providing a grant for the purchase of contraceptive products (F 500,000, 000) and to seeking other mechanisms for financing family planning.

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Denmark - Financial

DateAugust 21, 2014

Denmark commits an additional US $13 million to family planning from 2012 to 2020.

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FHI 360 - Financial

DateOctober 31, 2012

Updated - October 2016: FHI 360 increases its financial commitment, from an original pledge of US$1 million of its own resources to a renewed pledge of US$3 million. These funds will be spent to support the development and introduction of new contraceptive technologies that will provide women in the developing world with additional high-quality, low-cost family planning options. As of the FP2020 mid-point, FHI 360 had contributed US$2.29 million of its own resources. 

July 11, 2012: FHI 360 commits to allocating US $1 million of their resources through 2020 in support of the development and introduction of new contraceptive technologies that will provide women in the developing world with additional high-quality, low-cost family planning options to fill gaps and expand choice. 

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France - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

In 2011, France pledged to spend an additional €100 million on family planning within the context of reproductive health through to 2015, in nine countries in francophone Africa.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

The European Commission commits to an additional US $28.3 million to family planning services in 2013.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) enthusiastically supports the goals set by the London Summit on Family Planning as integral to the broader program of support to the UN Secretary General’s Every Women Every Child initiative. In conjunction with the global family planning initiative, CIFF will pursue landscaping and develop an action plan in the area of reproductive health with the intention of contributing strategically, tangibly, and at scale to further the aims of Family Planning 2020. The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation provides both funding and human resources to ensure greater accessibility of long-acting and reversible methods of contraception and will continue its work to enable women and governments to acquire these products at affordable prices.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

Bloomberg Philanthropies commits to contributing US $50 million across the next eight years.

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Australia - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

Australia commits to spending an additional AUD 58 million over five years on family planning, doubling annual contributions to AUD 53 million by 2016. This commitment will form a part of Australia's broader investments in maternal, reproductive, and child health (at least AUD 1.6 billion over five years to 2015).

This commitment is subject to annual budget processes.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

The Aman Foundation—a local, not-for-profit trust, based and operating in Pakistan—commits U.S. $5 million across the next five years on a matching basis with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in additional funds for family planning programs and initiatives in Karachi, Pakistan. Inspired by a proactive commitment to the cause of human development, the foundation aspires to make strategic interventions in Pakistan to support development in the areas of healthcare, education, and nutrition.  

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DateJuly 11, 2012

For the next eight years, the Hewlett Foundation expects to maintain at least the current level of committing US $22 million annually to international family planning and reproductive health, including extending approximately US $13 million in grants for a combination of direct service provision and advocacy specifically related to family planning.

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Hewlett Foundation - Policy & Political

DateJuly 11, 2012

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will support an effort to develop and cost out options for an external accountability mechanism around the financial and political commitments made at the London Summit on Family Planning. The Hewlett Foundation also will intensify engagement in the Ouagadougou Partnership and its focus on accelerating access to family planning services in Francophone West Africa with the Gates Foundation, USAID, and the French Government.  

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UNFPA - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) works to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.  

UNFPA will double the proportion of its resources focused on family planning from 25 percent to 40 percent based on current funding levels, bringing new funding of at least US $174 million per year from core and non-core funds. This will include a minimum of US $54 million per year, from 2013-2019, in increased funding for family planning from UNFPA’s core resources.

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World Bank - Financial

DateJuly 11, 2012

The World Bank has already increased its multi-sector financing, capacity, analytical, and advisory work and monitoring of reproductive health in its Reproductive Health Action Plan priority countries. In support of the goals of the London Summit on Family Planning and in partnership with the UK and Norwegian governments, the Bank commits to scaling up support for results-based financing for health—helping countries match financing to specific, measurable targets toward improving maternal and child health, including expanding access to family planning. The Bank will work closely with global partners in the Partnership for Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health to see how support for these programs can be expanded even further.

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DateJuly 11, 2012

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) supports the Civil Society Declaration to the London Summit on Family Planning.

IPPF will mobilize civil society and governments to improve the legislative, policy, regulatory and financial environment for family planning and will mobilize the international movement created through IPPF’s role as Co-Vice Chair of the Stakeholder Group to the London Summit on Family Planning to hold governments accountable.

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