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
    534JOR4004 Preserving Petra's Nabataean architectural heritage through the study of the Royal Tombs water management system and the conservation of the Palace Tomb Jordan 1,136,360 916,427 2019-05-20 2023-08-31
    534LEB4000 Rehabilitation and Valorization of Wadi Qadisha Lebanon 640,161 460,246 2017-12-13 2023-09-01
    534LEB4001 ASSISTANCE TO THE REHABILITATION AND REOPENING OF THE SURSOCK MUSEUM Lebanon 1,186,462 1,185,033 2021-09-06 2023-05-01
    534MOZ2000 Strengthening of the management capacities of the UNESCO Quirimbas Biosphere Reserve Mozambique 107,503 101,934 2020-04-22 2023-03-31
    534PAK1000 Support to Girls' Right to Education and Safeguarding Cultural Heritage through Education in Pakistan Pakistan 1,814,685 1,306,931 2017-09-07 2023-12-31
    534PAL4001 The Conservation and Management of Tell es-Sultan Palestine 1,203,024 124,247 2022-01-24 2025-01-24
    534RAF5000 Empowering young people in Africa through media and communication 3,482,226 3,355,453 2018-09-12 2022-09-30
    Senegal 1,044,668 1,006,636
    Nigeria 348,223 335,545
    Niger 348,223 335,545
    Mali 348,223 335,545
    Guinea 348,223 335,545
    Ghana 348,223 335,545
    Cameroon 348,223 335,545
    Côte d'Ivoire 348,223 335,545
    534SUD4000 Further Developing the Sudanese National Museum Sudan 1,081,602 713,522 2018-11-29 2023-09-30
    536CMB4019 Safeguarding of the Bayon Temple of Angkor Thom, 5th phase of the UNESCO/JASA Project Cambodia 1,000,001 1,000,000 2018-06-28 2022-03-31
    536UGA4001 Technical and financial assistance for the reconstruction of Muzibu-Azaala-Mpanga, architectural masterpiece of the Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi, Uganda, World Heritage property in Danger Uganda 650,000 629,096 2013-03-04 2022-12-03
    537CMB4000 International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) Cambodia 85,000 68,972 2020-08-26 2022-09-30
    537CMB4001 SAFEGUARDING OF BAYON TEMPLE OF ANGKOR THOM, PHASE VI Cambodia 1,162,780 261,044 2022-04-01 2025-03-31
    537CMB4002 International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) Cambodia 128,600 61,138 2022-11-04 2024-11-03
    537EGY4000 Conservation of Wall Paintings of the Royal Tomb of AMENHOTEP III - KV22, Egypt (Phase 3) Egypt 400,000 371 2023-04-06 2024-06-05
    537GLO3000 Supporting Africa and SIDS to Benefit from AI Technologies while Addressing Ethical Risks 500,000 60,336 2022-02-09 2025-02-08
    Global 50,000 6,034
    Africa 250,000 30,168
    Asia and the Pacific 100,000 12,067
    Latin America and the Caribbean 100,000 12,067