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
    2230841301 Supporting women's participation in higher education in Africa: building sustainable and equitable higher education systems Africa 36,000 7,000 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841341 Resource mobilization planning and execution SJO Latin America and the Caribbean 80,000 15,034 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841351 UNESCO Greening Education Partnership in Asia and the Pacific - Climate Education for Sustainable Development Asia and the Pacific 50,000 7,359 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841381 The Latin American and Caribbean Alliance for Education - AXE - Launch Latin America and the Caribbean 15,000 8,650 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841391 Sustainable tourism development in UNESCO designated sites in Mongolia Mongolia 45,000 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841451 Development of a regional programme to enhance resilience of communities through education via community radios Africa 26,000 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841481 Promoting the Use of Information in Educational Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean Latin America and the Caribbean 15,000 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841491 Mobilisation des partenaires face aux effets du changement climatique sur les communautés autochtones dont les femmes et les filles en RDC Democratic Republic of the Congo 40,000 15 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230841511 Support Programme Development of the GPE 2025 System Transformation Grant Cambodia Cambodia 50,000 12,514 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2230862011 Chinese Government 2022 contribution to Beijing office costs China 48,490 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2240113211 PALESTINE- Emergency Assistance, with the aim to support Palestinian students residing in Palestine to pursue their academic studies Palestine 50,000 50,000 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2240113212 Syrian Arab Republic: Emergency Assistance request to support educational establishments in several areas of Syria which have been affected by the severe earthquakes of 6 February 2023. Syrian Arab Republic 50,000 - 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2240114282 Participation Programme Project - Building Digital Citizens Capacity through high quality ICT Education 20,000 20,000 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2240116251 UKRAINE Emergency Assistance - Supporting the needs of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine in the context of the digital transformation of the education process which has been affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine Ukraine 49,934 49,934 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2240116252 REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA Emergency Assistance - Creating an inclusive and non-discriminatory environment for Ukrainian refugees in Moldova Republic of Moldova 49,100 49,100 2022-01-01 2023-12-31