Project ID 580GLO3000

Building on more than 30 years of expertise developed within the framework of different Silk Roads initiatives, UNESCO implement this project in order to encourage young researchers to research on the Silk Roads and empowering them to contribute to knowledge production on the diversity and potential of Silk Roads shared heritage. Moreover, this project will contribute to enhancing capacity of accurate and scientific research of young scholars, especially those from developing countries, thereby contributing to the training of future scholars and leadership of the participating countries.

  • On-going

USD 1,000,000

Total Project Budget

USD 307,102

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.05.15
End Date 2024.12.31
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 Social and human sciences China 1,000,000 307,102

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Social and human sciences
Outcome 7 - Promote inclusion and combat discrimination, hate speech and stereotypes Output: 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
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Output: 1.IP1 - Member States capacities strengthened to enhance the quality of education, nurture creativity and promote respect for cultural diversity
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 10%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 60%
  • Priority Africa
  • Small Island Developing States