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European Union (EU)

as of

USD 42,328K

Voluntary Contribution



Uses of funding

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Beneficiary Country/ Region Contribution (USD thousands)
Total 32,089
Education 13,357
Burkina Faso 572
Chad 572
Global 1,615
Iraq 2,459
Mali 301
Mauritania 782
Morocco 273
Niger 782
Uzbekistan 6,001
Natural sciences 164
Europe and North America 85
Global 79
Social and human sciences 175
Europe and North America 69
Global 106
Culture 17,268
Arab States 6,859
Belgium 6
Burkina Faso 25
Costa Rica 15
Croatia 6
Europe and North America 253
Finland 6
Global 111
Iraq 3,461
Italy 6
Morocco 15
Netherlands 6
Portugal 15
Romania 15
Spain 6
Viet Nam 15
Yemen 6,447
Communication and information 754
Europe and North America 754
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission 371
Europe and North America 279
Global 92
Latin America and the Caribbean 0

Fundings are focusing on

Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality
  • Priority Africa
  • Youth

Contribution to UNESCO Result Framework 2022-2025

The plan of action for the period between 2022 and 2025, structured by Programmes, Outcomes and Outputs.
Outcomes and Outputs Planned (USD thousands) Incurred Expenditures (USD thousands)
Total 63,761 16,891
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 26,971 7,265
1.ED4 - Learners are equipped with relevant skills to meet individual, labour market and societal demands through literacy, TVET, STEM and higher education 14,825 2,418
1.ED5 - Teachers trained and supported to improve learning outcomes and address the changes brought forth by the digital and AI transformation and the COVID-19 crisis 8,993 2,794
1.ED6 - Resilience, quality and equity of education systems strengthened to flexibly respond to evolving learning environments and to better deliver on SDG4 commitments 3,154 2,053
Outcome 2 - Strengthen international coordination for the achievement of SDG 4 and develop the global education agenda based on research, foresight and innovation 2,557 1,253
2.ED7 - Education policy and finance decisions to achieve SDG 4 are informed by improved coordination, data and monitoring, knowledge and innovative partnerships 2,557 1,253
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions 30,999 6,976
5.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage 30,101 6,601
5.CLT2 - Member States capacities strengthened to fight the illicit trafficking of cultural property and promote its return and restitution, to protect underwater cultural heritage and to promote the role of museums for societies 466 246
5.CLT6 - Member States capacities strengthened to promote, monitor and measure the contribution of culture to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the local, national and regional levels 432 128
Outcome 6 - Promote freedom of expression and the right to information 1,176 786
6.CI2 - Member States have strengthened capacities and raised awareness to enhance norms and policies related to freedom of expression, press freedom, safety of journalists, including women journalists, and the right to access information, online and offline 1,176 786
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction 763 502
3.SC1 - Inclusive knowledge and capacities of Member States strengthened to advance and apply science for sustainable management of natural resources, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation and restoration, and disaster risk resilience 763 502
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction 1,018 66
3.IOC1 - Member States critically supported in strengthening their capacity to conduct marine scientific research, generate knowledge, and develop and implement science-based tools, services, and policies in order to reverse the decline in ocean health and accelerate the transition towards sustainable management of ocean-related risks and opportunities 1,018 66
Outcome 9 - Develop ethical standards, norms and frameworks for action to meet the challenges of innovative technologies and digital transformation 101 -
9.SHS5 - Member States capacities and policies strengthened to benefit from AI, gene-editing, neuro-technologies, and other frontier technologies, and to address the associated risks, including inequalities and discrimination, in line with international ethical standards, recommendations and frameworks 101 -
Outcome 7 - Promote inclusion and combat discrimination, hate speech and stereotypes 175 43
7.SHS2 - Member States capacities strengthened in applying social and human scientific frontier knowledge to devise effective policy solutions to advance an inclusive development agenda with the aim to improve the well-being of people, particularly the most vulnerable, addressing the legacies of the pandemic crisis and face the social impact of climate change 175 43