Development cooperation , 25.05.2015

INT/UN Desertification Convention; Finland's contribution to the core budget


United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is a legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The Convention aims to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought, especially in Africa. The Convention entered into force in 1996 and has currently 195 Parties. Finland ratifed the agreement in 1995. The Sessions of the Conference of the Parties (COP) are held on a biennial basis. The COP approves the budget of the Convention and the indicative scale of contributions to the core budget. The contribution of Finland to the UNCCD core budget for 2015 is 39,102.00 euros.

Funding decision  25.05.2015

39 102 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Desertification
  • Aid to environment
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change - mitigation
  • Climate change - adaptation
  • Gender equality
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Environmental policy and administrative management 100%

Funding channel

YK:n kuivuus- ja aavikoitumiststo



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