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
    270MLI2008 Programme de Renforcement de la résilience des populations vulnérables face aux Changements Climatiques dans le Delta Intérieur du Niger" (P.R.E.VU.C.C) Mali 992,115 907,085 2021-06-08 2023-12-31
    271AFG1000 Provision of basic general literacy and pre-vocational skills to youth and adults in the Southern Region of Afghanistan Afghanistan 1,202,266 854,769 2021-12-20 2023-12-31
    271AFG1001 Provision of basic general literacy and pre-vocational skills to youth and adults in the Northern Region Afghanistan 1,568,227 1,062,521 2021-12-20 2023-12-31
    271AFG1002 Provision of basic general literacy and pre-vocational skills to youth and adults in the Eastern Region Afghanistan 468,304 28,908 2022-11-03 2024-04-30
    271AFG4000 01 C North Protect from Nat. Disaster Afghanistan 17,883 2,878 2021-12-20 2023-12-31
    271AFG4001 02 C South Protect from Nat. Disaster Afghanistan 21,211 388 2021-12-20 2023-12-31
    271AFG4002 02 D South Social Cohesion Afghanistan 589,659 219,857 2021-12-20 2023-12-31
    271AFG4003 01 D North Social Cohesion Afghanistan 228,915 123,312 2021-12-20 2023-12-31
    271AFG4004 Eastern Region of Afghanistan: 3- Communities have improved infrastructure Afghanistan 79,019 7,338 2022-11-03 2024-04-30
    271AFG5000 Eastern Region of Afghanistan: 4- Social cohesion, respect for human rights Afghanistan 52,679 24,800 2022-11-03 2024-04-30
    272GAB2000 Campagne de verdissement et de sensibilisation en milieu urbain au Gabon : Inspirer une communauté urbaine saine et engagée par le biais d'arbres, d'espaces verts, d'un mode de vie sain, de l'éducation et d'opportunités d'emploi. Gabon 261,080 - 2022-12-01 2023-08-22
    301EGY4072 NUBIA MUSEUM IN ASWAN AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF EGYPTIAN CIVILIZATION IN CAIRO Egypt 5,315,874 5,609,563 1981-01-01 2023-12-31
    308GLO4141 UNESCO/Aschberg Programme for artists and cultural professionals - 2005 Convention Global 2,848,380 815,892 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    308GLO4241 UNESCO-Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals_UNESCO Creative Cities Network Global 752,957 192,798 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    308INT4041 International Fund for The Promotion Of Culture Global 255,642 3,276 2022-01-01 2023-12-31