Development cooperation ,07.07.2020

UN; OHCHR; Human Rights Special Procedures


Support to the human rights Special Procedures that are mandated under the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Finland allocates funding to the work of the mandates on the basis of its human rights and development policy priorities. Total amount of funding in 2020 will be 300 000 EUR and will be earmarked, inter alia, to the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities and the Special Rapporteur on Exterme Poverty. Through the Finnish fund, reducing inequaliaty and enhancing rights and possibilities of persons in a particularly vulnerable situation are supported.

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Funding decision  07.07.2020

300 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Human rights 100%

Special target group

  • girls
  • people with disability
  • indigenous peoples / ethnic minorities
  • Gender and sexual minorities

Funding channel

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights



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