Project ID 423GLO4000

The Special Account aims to finance the "Culture and Urban Development" initiative, which encompasses the activities related to the culture's contribution to sustainable urban development, in line with the Post-2015 Development Agenda, and in view of the Habitat-III Conference (October 2016,Quito, Ecuador). The initiative will notably allow to launch the elaboration of a first UNESCO Global Report on Culture and Sustainable Urban Development, which will consolidate strategic analyses and recommendations based on data collected from partner institutions from all regions and the implementation of the UNESCO Culture Conventions on cultural heritage and the cultural and creative industries.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 1,273,959

Total Project Budget

USD 1,265,142

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2015.04.28
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Flexible Funding Culture Multi-donor 1,273,959 1,265,142

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 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
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%