The Investors Group (IG) of the Global Financing Facility (GFF) Secretariat convened a meeting November 29–30, 2023, in Nairobi, Kenya. This report presents key points of discussion and outcomes.


  • The Investors Group (IG) approved the sixteenth Investors Group (IG16) meeting report.
  • Representatives from the government on Kenya presented the country’s progress with RMNCAH-N interventions and resulting declines in child mortality rates. They discussed the second-round financing from the GFF which will complement ongoing GFF investments, helping to strengthen social protection and economic empowerment efforts for girls and young women.

Key decisions taken:

  • Endorsement of an annual review of the GFF’s KPIs following the first baseline presentation since their adoption in July 2023.
  • Agreement to have a standing agenda item on the global alignment agenda including follow up to the Lusaka agenda.
  • Update on the GFF evaluation including the objectives and composition of the dedicated Steering Committee. Endorsement for the IG to serve as a reference group for the GFF evaluation process.
  • Stock tacking on SRHR and endorsement of the approach paper with a request to have SRHR as a standing agenda item.
  • Endorsement of a proposed review process for updating the GFF’s engagement with the private sector.
  • Endorsement of a proposal to develop a climate and health approach for the GFF, to be integrated into the GFF strategy under the guidance of the IG.
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