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Humanitarian Reform of the United Nations through Core Funding (2017-2020)

UK Department for International Development

To provide core funding support to seven UN agencies – Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF); Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); UN Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF); World Food Programme (WFP); World Health Organisation (WHO); and the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) to support a strengthened humanitarian response and a more efficient, effective and transparent system. These UK funds will enable these UN agencies to respond rapidly to urgent humanitarian needs and shore-up operations in neglected or protracted Crises.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300339
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 07-08-2017
Total Budget: £683,999,992

2019 Humanitarian Needs - UK contribution uplift

UK Department for International Development

To provide time-critical life-saving humanitarian assistance through the Central Emergency Response Fund - CERF - that can rapidly release finance to tackle imminent, worsening or underfunded crises. UN appeals have identified 149m people in need across 58 affected countries, as compared with 136m people across 41 affected countries in 2018. As at early-November the 2019 Global UN Appeal - $26.75bn - is 35.5% funded, compared to 42% funded this time last year

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-301096
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 06-11-2019
Total Budget: £300,000,000

Global Mine Action Programme 2

UK Department for International Development

The UK has had an historic role in tackling the legacy of landmines and explosive remnants of war (ERW). We were one of the founding signatories to the Land Mine Ban Treaty in 1997. In the 20 years since then, the UK has supported some of the poorest countries around the world to clear landmines and ERW after conflict, building up considerable knowledge and experience in the mine action sector. UK funding for mine action saves lives, releases land for productive use and helps pave the way for further development programming. Through land mine and ERW clearance, mine risk education activities and capacity development of national and provincial authorities this programme will increase stability and security for people in countries affected by landmines and ERW.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300544
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 19-01-2018
Total Budget: £120,484,924

Strengthening UN Conflict Prevention, Mediation and Peacebuilding Capabilities 2016-20

UK Department for International Development

To improve the UN’s capacity to respond to crises quickly to prevent them from worsening; to support the UN to build sustainable peace in countries emerging from conflict and to prevent conflict; and to incentivise the pillars of the UN to work together to achieve global peacebuilding objectives. This in turn will deliver improved outcomes for poor and displaced people living in fragile and conflict-affected countries - protecting people caught up in the middle of conflicts, helping communities build peaceful resolutions and supporting communities to live together after conflicts. The direct impact on poor people is expected to include: • reduced number of people displaced by conflict; • reduced conflict related deaths; and • improved economic opportunities for poor people. This programme will deliver support to the UN Peacebuilding Fund (PBF), the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA), and the Joint UNDP-DPA Programme on Building National Capacities for Conflict Prevention.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300266
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 28-07-2016
Total Budget: £65,500,000

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