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Development cooperation, 4/21/2017

INT/UN Desertification Convention; Finland's assessed contribution

Description

The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) which entered into force in 1996 is a legally binding international agreement combining sustainable land use, environment and development issues. UNCCD is one of the so-called Rio environmental conventions, and it aims to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought, particularly in Africa. Currently, there are 196 state parties to the convention. Finland ratified the Convention in 1995. The UNCCD Conference of the Parties (COP) which meets every two years determines each contracting party's contribution to the core budget by applying the United Nations burden-sharing policy. The contributions for the years 2016 and 2017 were determined by the 12th COP in Ankara in October 2015. Finland's share of the core budget was determined to be 0.522 percent which means EUR 39 413 in the year 2017.

More information

http://www.unccd.int

Funding decision 4/21/2017

39 413 €

Target region

Developing countries (not specified)

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

Desertification

Field of activity

Environmental policy and administrative management 100%

Type of aid

Core contributions to multilateral institutions

Funding channel

YK:n kuivuus- ja aavikoitumiststo

Contact

keo-60

Code for the object of funding

89800105

ID

UHA2017-001994

Created date

4/19/2017

Modified

4/27/2017

Case state

Decision-making
Funding decision
Decision

Case status

Pending

This document

Updated 4/28/2017

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