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
    201BGD1001 Education for Rohingya Refugee Children and Host Community Children in Bangladesh Bangladesh 631,427 147,558 2022-06-14 2025-06-14
    201CMR1004 Multi-Year Resilience Programme for Cameroon Cameroon 3,500,000 396,832 2022-08-16 2025-08-16
    201ECU1003 Inclusive Education for Children on the Move in Emergency Situations Ecuador 7,410,000 6,126,084 2020-12-14 2023-12-14
    201EGY1000 Technical Assistance to MoETE, Egypt, for development of Education Sector Plan Egypt 117,358 115,850 2022-03-28 2023-03-30
    201GBS1001 Support for the development of teacher policy in Guinea Bissau Guinea-Bissau 158,818 136,824 2022-10-01 2023-09-30
    201GLO1004 ECW - Strengthening EMIS and Data for Increased Resilience to Crises - phase 1 & 2 370,000 233,217 2019-10-03 2023-12-31
    Global 148,000 93,287
    Ethiopia 37,000 23,322
    Palestine 37,000 23,322
    Syrian Arab Republic 37,000 23,322
    Chad 37,000 23,322
    Uganda 37,000 23,322
    South Sudan 37,000 23,322
    201GLO1005 Strengthening institutional Education information systems for data-driven EiE and resilience to crises 2,500,000 2,196,104 2020-12-21 2023-12-31
    Global 1,000,000 878,442
    South Sudan 625,000 549,026
    Chad 250,000 219,610
    Ethiopia 625,000 549,026
    201IRA1001 Promoting Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education in the Islamic Republic of Iran - 3 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 115,786 113,564 2019-05-01 2022-08-31
    201LEB1002 Securing the right to education for crisis-affected girls and boys in Lebanon Lebanon 3,600,000 290,962 2022-03-25 2025-03-25
    201PAL1001 ECW MULTI-YEAR RESILIENCE PROGRAMME (MYRP) FOR THE STATE OF PALESTINE 2019-2021 Palestine 1,840,600 1,699,672 2019-06-01 2023-09-30
    201PER1001 Promoting inclusive education and equal opportunities for migrant and refugee children and adolescents and host communities in Peru Peru 1,589,090 872,567 2021-07-02 2023-12-31
    201PHI1000 Technical Assistance for Philippines Bangsamoro Education Reform and Development Plan (BERDP) Preparation Philippines 74,272 73,635 2020-01-27 2022-12-31
    201PHI3000 Developing Futures Literacy across UNICEF and Department of Education in Philippines Philippines 60,000 59,976 2021-09-01 2022-08-31
    201PRC1001 Appui à la continuité de l'éducation de base par la mise en place d'un système multidimensionnel d'apprentissage à distance et de sensibilisation sur le COVID-19 Congo 556,415 520,386 2020-10-21 2022-12-31
    201RAS1017 Multilingual Education (MLE) Activities in Asia and the Pacific Asia and the Pacific 182,200 68,645 2021-08-01 2023-11-30