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 Overview of UNMAS Funding

UNMAS programmes in the field and UNMAS HQ coordination activities are funded in a number of ways:

  • UN General Assembly Appropriations: In 2015, appropriations were made by the UN General Assembly for the mine action components of ten peacekeeping missions: AMISOM (Somalia), MINURSO (Western Sahara), MINUSCA (Central African Republic), MINUSMA (Mali), MONUSCO (DR Congo), UNAMID (Darfur), UNIFIL (Lebanon), UNISFA (Abyei), UNMISS (South Sudan), and UNOCI (Cote d'Ivoire);
  • Governments and individuals to the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action: Contributions to the VTF are critical for life-saving mine action programming around the world     
  • Assessed budget: Funds allocated to UNMAS HQ coordination activities within the UN Peacekeeping Support Account

 UNMAS Sources of Funding   

  • Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action in 2016: US$ 66,248,675

     

  • Regular and Assessed Budget for Peacekeeping in 2016/2017: US$ 202,348,757 

         

  • Peacekeeping Support Account for coordination in 2016/2017: US$ 1,453,000.