UN; OHCHR; Human Rights Special Procedures
Development cooperation , 17.06.2019

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 2019 will be 200 000 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, rights and position of persons in a particularly vulnerable situation are supported.

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Funding decision  17.06.2019

200 000 €

Target region

Developing countries

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Human rights 100%

Type of aid

Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by international organisations (multilateral, INGO)

Special target group

  • girls
  • people with disability
  • Gender and sexual minorities

Funding channel

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights



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