The Participation Programme


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The Participation Programme has become an important part of the Programme and Budget. The present budget approved for the Participation Programme for 2012-2013 is US$17,917,800.

The 36th session of the General Conference, in October 2011, decided that for the 2012-2013 biennium the total value of the assistance provided for each request should not be in excess of:

  • US$26,000 for a national project or activity
  • US$35,000 for a subregional or interregional project or activity
  • US$46,000 for a regional project or activity.

The percentage of the total amount approved for the Participation Programme for 2012-2013 should not exceed: 7% for Emergency Assistance, 5% for International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) and 3% for regional activities.

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