Who Funds Us

UNMAS South Sudan has been funded by various donors including but not limited to : the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, the governments of Japan, Italy, the Netherlands and South Korea, as well as the European Commission.

More generally, UNMAS programmes in the field and UNMAS HQ coordination activities are funded in a number of ways:

  • UN General Assembly Appropriations: In 2013, appropriations were made by the UN General Assembly for the mine action components of ten peacekeeping missions, namely AMISOM (Somalia), MINURSO (Western Sahara), MONUSCO (DR Congo), UNAMID (Darfur), UNIFIL (Lebanon), UNMIL (Liberia), UNISFA (Abyei), UNMISS (South Sudan), MINUSMA (Mali), and UNOCI (Cote d'Ivoire);
  • Governments and Individuals to the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action: Contributions to the VTF are critical for life-saving mine action programming around the world.
  • Assessed Budget: Funds allocated to UNMAS HQ coordination activities within the UN Peacekeeping Support Account; and
  • ​Humanitarian Financing from UN trust funds such as the Common Humanitarian Funds for Sudan.

For more information, please see UNMAS Funding