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
    213SAF2000 ReLISA - Restoring Landscapes in South Africa South Africa 39,255 - 2023-03-01 2023-07-31
    216ARG1000 Estudio comparado sobre aspectos seleccionados de las políticas de introducción de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación en la educación con el objetivo de ofrecer insumos para la consolidación y desarrollo continuo de la Política Pública de TIC Argentina 687,720 519,340 2018-01-15 2023-12-31
    216GLO3000 Futures for Intergenerational Equity Global 70,179 67,295 2022-09-30 2022-12-31
    216PER4003 De la migración a la integración: construyendo comunidades productivas y protectoras. Peru 350,000 115,659 2022-09-01 2024-07-31
    216RLA2000 Support to the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) Project Latin America and the Caribbean 115,500 107,801 2011-03-31 2023-12-18
    216ZIM2000 Comprehensive Resilience Building in the Chimanimani and Chipinge Districts of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 532,400 519,040 2021-03-15 2022-06-30
    216ZIM4000 The Rehabilitation and development of the Great Zimbabwe World Heritage Site Zimbabwe 1,066,343 24,672 2022-10-28 2024-10-31
    218BIH2000 Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 76,954 60,868 2019-03-15 2023-06-30
    218GAB1000 Appui à la production des statistiques basiques et à l'élaboration du plan sectoriel du Gabon Gabon 361,272 294,300 2018-12-14 2023-08-31
    218MLI2000 Projet de Renforcement de la Résilience du Système Educatif comme alternative de Prévention et de Lutte contre les Changements Climatiques Mali 998,973 974,314 2019-04-05 2022-07-31
    218MLW1000 SDG-Accelerated Fund Malawi 350,000 188,975 2021-04-15 2022-08-31
    218MOZ1000 Action for Girls and Young Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Mozambique Mozambique 788,743 767,724 2016-05-01 2023-03-31
    218MOZ1002 Action for Girls and Young Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Mozambique Mozambique 1,064,004 925,423 2019-07-01 2023-09-30
    218PHI5000 Strengthening Safety of Journalists in the Context of Election in the Philippines Philippines 238,000 221,175 2022-03-24 2024-07-31
    218RAF5001 Programme régional conjoint d'appui à la mise en oeuvre des activités de coopération transfrontalière dans la région du Liptako-Gourma 558,999 502,694 2019-11-01 2022-10-30
    Niger 190,060 170,916
    Mali 184,470 165,889
    Burkina Faso 184,470 165,889