UN Women/core funding
Development cooperation , 25.03.2020

UN Women/core funding


Voluntary core contribution to UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women promotes gender equality and ending discrimination against women and girls as well as strengthening the situation, opportunities and rights of women and girls globally. The focus of the organisation is in gender equality, good governance and human rights based approach. The triple mandate of UN Women is unique, because the organisation does normative work, Unites Nations system wide gender equality coordination as well as traditional development agency program work.

Funding decision  25.03.2020

19 000 000 €

Target region

Developing countries

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Gender equality
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Women’s equality organisations and institutions 100%

Type of aid

Core contributions to multilateral institutions

Special target group

  • girls
  • youth
  • people with disability
  • Gender and sexual minorities

Funding channel

YK:n tasa-arvojärjestö



Code for the object of funding