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Press Releases

IFFIm Prices US$500 Million 3-year Benchmark Vaccine Bonds

29 Oct 2020

IFFIm today priced US$ 500 million, 3-year fixed rate benchmark Vaccine Bonds that will provide Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, flexible funding for its core immunisation programmes and efforts to develop and distribute eventual COVID-19 vaccines to countries around the world, particularly the poorest.

IFFIm Appoints Kenneth Lay as Chair of its Board of Directors

29 Oct 2020

Lay succeeds Cyrus Ardalan, who introduced CEPI programme and led successful replenishment raising over US$ 926 million.

IFFIm issues NOK 2 billion in Vaccine Bonds for COVID-19 vaccine development

07 Jul 2020

IFFIm has issued NOK 2 billion in Vaccine Bonds to accelerate the availability of financing for urgent COVID-19 vaccine research and development by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations.

World Leaders Pledge US$ 926 Million to IFFIm

15 Jun 2020

Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain have affirmed their continued support of IFFIm, together contributing a total of US$ 926 million in new, long-term funding to International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm). The pledges were made in the donor countries’ respective currencies.

Norway contributes NOK 2 billion to IFFIm

12 Jun 2020

The pledge will back Vaccine Bonds, funding CEPI’s COVID-19 programme.

Italy deepens support for Gavi with €150 million IFFIm pledge

01 Jun 2020

Pledge follows €120 million in direct funding to Gavi Italy announced at last month’s Coronavirus Global Response pledging conference.

Norway Renews its Support for IFFIm with US$421 Million Pledge

08 May 2020

The 10-year commitment to support Gavi vaccine programmes is part of Norway’s US$ 1 billion commitment to Gavi