Uses of Funding

UNESCO's projects encompass a broad range of expertise in the fields of Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Human Sciences, Culture, Communication and Information. Biennial expenditures are planned in each of these Major Programmes and for Corporate Services.

    Geographical Scope

    Overall Plan

    Planned Expenditure (USD thousands)

    Overall Plan

    Details by Programme

    Sector Planned Expenditure (USD thousands)
    Natural sciences
    Communication and information
    Social and human sciences
    Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
    Priority Africa and External Relations Sector
    Bureau for Digital Business Solutions
    Participation Programme
    Communication and Public Engagement


    Projects are a sequence of budgeted activities, regardless of the source of funding, that contribute to the Organization's Outputs and must be completed within an agreed timeframe. Projects can include sub-activities and can be linked to a wider Programme.
    Note: For projects with multiple beneficiaries, the distribution of budget and expenditure figures at the beneficiary level is based on indicative percentages.
    Beneficiary Country / Region
    914BRZ1082 Innovative social technologies for education and health for STI / HIV / AIDS prevention in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Brazil 900,021 228,044 2019-12-20 2023-12-19
    914BRZ1085 HEALTHY RN + Brazil 206,344 39,086 2020-12-03 2023-12-02
    914BRZ1090 Basic Education in Porto Alegre Brazil 6,760,712 - 2020-11-27 2024-11-26
    914BRZ1091 Building a quality education in Parana State Brazil 2,375,913 1,081,782 2020-12-08 2024-12-07
    914BRZ1094 MEC UNESCO_2020/2021 Brazil 1,873,850 1,278,588 2021-01-18 2022-05-18
    914BRZ1102 Higher Education and the National Education Plan: the commitment to quality and training for work and citizenship Brazil 2,065,129 331,884 2020-12-31 2024-12-31
    914BRZ1115 National Development Education Fund Articulated Action Plan Brazil 4,442,933 762,258 2022-01-14 2025-12-31
    914BRZ1138 Contributing for the implementation of results-based management and governance of the national response to STD/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis among vulnerable populations focusing on access and quality of health education. Brazil 35,083,523 34,203,133 2012-11-28 2022-12-20
    914BRZ1139 SEB Brazil 2,339,519 517,291 2012-11-22 2022-09-06
    914BRZ1146 Support to the Ministry of Education and to the Brazilian Enterprise of Hospital Services- EBSERH for Federal University Hospital's capacity building to become excelency centers for the atention, teaching and research in the health area. Brazil 813,543 798,293 2014-08-26 2022-02-26
    914BRZ1147 SME-SP Brazil 10,724,244 1,630,517 2014-09-11 2024-09-10
    914BRZ1149 FNDE - National Program to Support School Transportation Brazil 3,931,754 411,138 2022-01-14 2025-12-31
    914BRZ1150 Support for Strengthening education in Brazil: For an equitable and quality education for all - MOE and UNESCO Coorperation Agreement 2022-2023 Brazil 2,865,211 464,035 2022-10-06 2023-10-05
    914BRZ1151 Digital Education and Combined Prevention Strategies for STI/HIV/AIDS in the City of São Paulo Brazil 1,889,931 154,042 2023-02-16 2027-02-16
    914BRZ2005 Modernization of the Brazilian Institute of Science and Technology Information (IBICT) Brazil 2,794,713 2,743,022 2015-12-22 2022-12-21