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
    2240116253 Bosnia and Herzegovina Emergency Assistance - To support rebuilding schools in the municipalities of Stolac and Ljubinje Bosnia and Herzegovina 49,916 48,100 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    2240117413 Emergency Assistance - Saint Lucia - impacted by a tropical wave on 6 November 2022 Saint Lucia 25,000 25,000 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    226URT3000 Delivering as One Project to prevent and respond to Violence against Women and Children United Republic of Tanzania 284,566 273,072 2018-02-28 2023-06-30
    226URT5002 Delivering as One Programme on Democratic Governance, Human Rights and Gender Equality United Republic of Tanzania 251,307 245,463 2018-02-28 2023-06-30
    226URT5003 UNDAP II Women's Political Participation and Leadership United Republic of Tanzania 105,834 86,890 2018-02-02 2023-06-30
    230RAS2005 Strengthening tsunami early warning in the North-West Indian Ocean region through regional cooperation, Phase 2-a and 2-b Asia and the Pacific 280,442 221,553 2022-04-07 2022-12-19
    235CHD3000 Les jeunes tisserands de la paix dans les régions transfrontalières du Gabon, Cameroun et Tchad: Volet Tchad Chad 617,520 510,091 2020-10-14 2023-07-14
    235CMR3001 Appui à la participation des femmes et des jeunes aux initiatives de consolidation de la paix, de renforcement des mécanismes de cohésion sociale et du vivre ensemble au Cameroun Cameroon 698,074 616,530 2020-01-22 2022-04-15
    235CMR3002 Les Jeunes tisserands de la paix dans les régions transfrontalières du Gabon, Cameroun et Tchad - Volet Cameroun Cameroon 1,093,398 865,564 2020-10-15 2023-04-14
    235CMR4000 Renforcement du rôle des jeunes dans la promotion du vivre ensemble et du multiculturalisme à travers l'éducation secondaire et les centres d'apprentissage non formel et informel au Cameroun Cameroon 1,632,348 62,022 2022-10-25 2024-10-31
    235CMR5000 Renforcement de la coexistence Pacifique durable et l'autonomisation des jeunes déplacés dans les communes des régions de l'Ouest et du littoral au Cameroun Cameroon 670,000 339,166 2022-01-07 2023-07-06
    235ELS3000 Juventudes salvadoreñas construyendo paz y resiliencia: Derecho a ciudadanía participativa e incidencia en los municipios de Jiquilisco y Tecoluca El Salvador 450,363 450,062 2021-02-15 2022-08-31
    235GAB3000 Les jeunes tisserands de la paix dans les régions transfrontalières du Gabon, Cameroun et Tchad: Volet Gabon Gabon 1,266,163 1,186,794 2020-10-15 2023-07-14
    235GAM5000 Young women and men as stakeholders in ensuring peaceful democratic processes and advocates for the prevention of violence and hate speech Gambia 350,000 326,088 2020-11-23 2022-11-18
    235GAM5001 Strengthening the National Infrastructure for Peace to Promote Social Cohesion in The Gambia Gambia 675,000 27,367 2022-11-30 2025-11-30