Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Muskoka Initiative: In June 2010 at the G8 Muskoka Summit, partners to the Muskoka Initiative for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health committed US$7.3 billion in new and additional funding for MNCH by 2015. It was anticipated that, subject to respective budgetary processes, the Muskoka Initiative would eventually mobilize more than US$10 billion. In June, G8 partners committed US$5 billion in new and additional funding by 2015. Together, the Governments of the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Spain and Switzerland, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UN Foundation committed US$2.3 billion by 2015. According to WHO and World Bank estimates, the Muskoka Initiative will assist developing countries in preventing 1.3 million deaths of children under five years of age and 64,000 maternal deaths, and enable access to modern methods of family planning by an additional 12 million couples.

Implementation methodologies

For additional information, please refer to: G8 MUSKOKA DECLARATION
RECOVERY AND NEW BEGINNINGS Muskoka, Canada, 25-26 June 2010

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

the Governments of the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Spain and Switzerland, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UN Foundation, Group of Eight
Deliverables
2015
It was anticipated that, subject to respective budgetary processes, the Muskoka Initiative would eventually mobilize more than US$10 billion. In June, G8 partners committed US$5 billion in new and additional funding by 2015.
2015
Together, the Governments of the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Spain and Switzerland, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UN Foundation committed US$2.3 billion by 2015.
2015
In June 2010 at the G8 Muskoka Summit, partners to the Muskoka Initiative for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health committed US$7.3 billion in new and additional funding for MNCH by 2015.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
24,600,000,000 USD
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: Worldwide
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
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