Project ID 538GLO2000

The project will provide technical support and training to the staff of UNESCO designated sites on conservation and the sustainable use of biodiversity and the ecological restoration of ecosystems. UNESCO designated sites are hubs for sustainable development. In addition the scope of the programme will also include sites or elements that are being considered for designation as UNESCO designated sites with particular attention to requests from transboundary sites and transnational elements. This programme will contribute to the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement and to the Post-2020 global biodiversity framework as well as to the UNESCO Biodiversity Strategy

  • On-going

USD 1,304,023

Total Project Budget

USD 775,709

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.12.01
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2022.12.31

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 - Tightly Earmarked Natural sciences Italy 1,304,023 775,709

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 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
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 85%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 30%
  • Priority Africa
  • Small Island Developing States