Call for Applications: Join the Global Fund Youth Council

The Global Fund Youth Council serves as an advisory body to the Executive Director and the Global Fund Secretariat on matters pertaining to young people affected by the three diseases. Comprising 12 members, the council provides insights and relays critical issues and contextual nuances from across countries eligible to receive Global Fund allocations. It works to ensure that the Global Fund is informed by the unique needs and perspectives of young people, to maximize the impact of Global Fund investments to fight HIV, TB and malaria.

Who Should Apply?

The applicants fulfilling the following criteria are welcome:

  • Were born in 1998 or later.
  • Are engaged with youth organizations, networks or groups in HIV, TB or malaria responses, or other related areas such as gender equality, human rights, sexual and reproductive health, or universal health coverage.
  • Are living with, affected by or vulnerable to HIV, TB and malaria, including individuals from key and vulnerable populations.
  • Can commit at least 2 hours per week to Youth Council activities.
  • Can communicate effectively in English.
  • Have internet access.

How to Apply

To express your interest, please send an email to

In your email, include:

  1. Your CV (please include your year of birth)
  2. A one-page motivation letter OR a two-minute video answering these questions:
    • Why are you interested in being part of the Youth Council?
    • How would your experience contribute to the Youth Council, especially in relation to HIV, TB, malaria, or broader health issues?
  3. A recommendation letter from the authorized person of your organization, network, group or affiliated partner organization

The deadline to apply is midnight CEST, 31 July 2024.

More information in English is available here.