The Participation Programme
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.