News and Resources

News and resources

IFFIm appoints three new members to its Board of Directors

01 Jan 2013

Longtime banking officials provide significant international experience

GAVI initiatives applauded in Japan

11 Oct 2012

Programmes in public-private partnership, such as IFFIm, held up as models for Japanese corporate sector   GAVI CEO Dr. Seth Berkley was a featured speaker at a global health symposium that included five Japanese companies, the Japanese Foreign Ministry, UNICEF and HGPI.

IFFIm transaction cited as among 25 most influential

19 Jun 2012

EuroWeek says retail offering led to billions in socially-responsible investments in Japan Washington DC, 19 June 2012 – IFFIm’s 2008 inaugural retail bond issue in Japan has been cited by EuroWeek magazine as among the 25 most influential deals, helping set a trend of ethically-themed bonds sold in Japan.

World leaders describe IFFIm as a “catalytic success”

22 May 2012

Official report says IFFIm has been "game changing" for global immunisation

René Karsenti to become new Chair of IFFIm Board

03 Feb 2012

Outgoing Chair Alan Gillespie oversaw raising of US$ 3.6 billion René Karsenti will take over as IFFIm Board Chair on 24 February. Washington DC and Geneva, 3 February 2012 - René Karsenti has been appointed as the new Board Chair of the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm).

IFFIm rating action by Standard & Poor’s follows sovereign donor downgrades

17 Jan 2012

Standard & Poor’s downgrades the International Finance Facility for Immunisation Company by one notch from AAA to AA+