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
    526MAG2000 Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Integrated Community Development in National Parks of Madagascar - (BIOCOM) Madagascar 5,445,545 2,345,980 2020-08-24 2024-12-31
    526MYA5001 Supporting the Post-Disaster Recovery of the Bagan Archaeological Area and Monuments through the Preservation and Digitization of the Bagan Photographic Archive Myanmar 511,036 290,681 2018-06-28 2024-06-27
    526PAK1000 Support to national capacity building to realize Girls' Right to Education in Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan. Pakistan 4,370,000 2,890,931 2018-03-23 2023-07-22
    526PHI1000 Better Life for Out-of-School Girls to Fight Against Poverty and Injustice in the Philippines Philippines 6,000,000 3,588,852 2017-07-11 2023-09-30
    526PHI1000.1 Established Girls Education Center Philippines 1,963,158 1,525,843 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    526PHI1000.2 Dveloped ALS Curriculum in Parallel and Equivalent to K-12 National Curriculum Philippines 979,256 790,838 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    526PHI1000.3 Capacity Building for ALS Teachers Philippines 665,076 364,787 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    526PHI1000.4 Capacity Building for Out-of-School Girls Philippines 1,702,244 494,507 2022-01-01 2023-12-31
    526RAF1003 Better Education for Africa's Rise 2 (BEAR 2) Africa 10,000,000 9,728,364 2016-12-20 2022-12-31
    526RAF1005 ICT Transforming Education in Africa - Phase II 2,455,107 1,826,665 2019-12-01 2024-01-31
    Côte d'Ivoire 810,185 602,799
    Ghana 810,185 602,799
    Senegal 834,736 621,066
    526RAF1006 Secondment from the Republic of Korea for BEAR II project- Ms Kim Hongsun Africa 511,946 467,573 2020-09-02 2022-12-31
    526RAF1007 BEARIII Project Africa 9,900,990 107,461 2023-01-01 2027-12-31
    526RAF1008 Secondment from the Republic of Korea for BEAR III project - Mr Woonghwan An Africa 398,756 113,243 2023-01-01 2025-01-31
    526RAS1024 Enhancing National Capacity to Foster Digital Citizenship Education in Asia Pacific Asia and the Pacific 1,500,000 1,490,542 2017-07-11 2023-01-11
    526RAS1030 Costing and Financing SDG4-Education 2030 in the Asia-Pacific Region Asia and the Pacific 360,000 359,980 2019-02-26 2022-12-31