In 2010 2010 Norway pledged to increase its contribution to the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by 20% for the next 3 years, making a total contribution in 2011-13 of USD 225 million. This is in addition to the commitment made in June as part of the Muskoka initiative of USD $500 million for the period 2011-2020, partly subject to the annual budgetary process. Norway committed to doubling its annual contribution to GAVI between 2010-2015, from NOK 500 million in 2010 to NOK 1000 million in 2015. This amounts to an increase of NOK 100 million in 2012.
At the 2012 London Family Planning Summit Norway intended to more than double our support over the next eight years for family planning and to provide an additional 200 million USD over the period 2013 through 2020. This contribution is in support of DFID (UK) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Family Planning Summit and the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children, and will contribute to fill the financing gap of 4 billion USD that will provide family planning services and devices to 120 million people in the poorest countries. 2012—Saving Mothers, Giving Life Norway intends to provide an allocation of up to 500 million NOK (app equivalent to 80 million dollars) over five years to the Saving Mothers, Giving Life partnership (Norway, US government, Merck, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Every Mother Counts). In the Partnership Norway will provide co-leadership globally, including by mobilizing international support through partnerships with African leaders and with other donor governments. The partnership will be drawing on related global and regional initiatives such as the UN Secretary-General’s Every Woman Every Child. The Government of Norway will – as a Founding Participant in the Saving Mothers, Giving Life partnership – support program implementation with a particular focus on promoting sustainability.