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Appendix 11

Grants and contributions

Table 27 provides a list of the grants programs administered or managed by the department in 2009-10. Information on grants awarded by the department since 1 July 2007 is available at www.dfat.gov.au/dept/grants/index.html.

In 2009–10, the department made payments totaling $259.9 million consisting of $97.4 million to 29 international organisations and international treaty secretariats, including the United Nations, and $162.5 million to 15 United Nations peacekeeping operations.

Table 27. Grants programs

Program Brief description of the program
2009–10
Actual
($’000)
International Relations Grants Grants to advance Australia’s objectives in the areas of international security, trade and economic performance, global cooperation and public diplomacy.
4 630
Other Departmental Grants to advance Australia’s objectives in the areas of international security, trade and economic performance, global cooperation and public diplomacy.
3 770
Other Administered Grants to advance Australia’s objectives in the areas of development of long-term links between individuals and institutions in Australia and their counterparts in Japan.
60
Total  
8 460

Table 28. Contributions to international organisations and peacekeeping operations*

 
Total
($’000)
International Organisations
Antarctic Treaty Secretariat
44
APEC Business Advisory Council
38
APEC Secretariat
377
APEC Policy Support Unit**
3 074
Biological Weapons Convention
5
Bureau of International Expositions
19
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
712
Commonwealth Secretariat
2 841
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
2 280
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention)
7
Conventional Weapons Convention
38
Energy Charter Secretariat
248
International Atomic Energy Agency
8 049
International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
31
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
93
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
3 030
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
2 430
International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission
8
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
294
Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty Organisation
55
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
8 928
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
1 738
Pacific Economic Cooperative Committee
29
United Nations 2nd Conference NWFZ and Mongolia
30
United Nations—Assessed Contribution
45 554
United Nations Capital Master Plan
6 988
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
8 093
Wassenaar Arrangement
49
World Trade Organization
2 307
Subtotal International Organisations
97 389
International Peacekeeping Operations
International Peacekeeping Operations
United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
1 042
United Nations Hybrid Operation in Dafur
34 404
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste
4 425
United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo
977
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
9 633
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
1 167
United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad
15 254
United Nations Mission in Liberia
12 231
United Nations Mission in Sudan
21 243
United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia
220
United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire
10 581
United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
29 941
United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
673
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
15 926
United Nations Support for African Union Mission in Somalia
4 797
Subtotal Peacekeeping Operations
162 514
Total
259 903

* Contributions to international organisations and United Nations peacekeeping operations are administered under Outcome 1. These figures are provided on an accrual basis consistent with the Financial Statements Note 18. Reporting of payments under the Outcome structure provides consistency with the reporting of these items in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2009–10 and the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2009–10.
** The reported contributions for the APEC Policy Support Unit (PSU) include only contributions made directly to APEC in support of the Policy Support Unit. The overall cost of the measure includes salary and on-costs for the head of the APEC PSU, a DFAT officer on secondment to APEC as part of the measure. Salary costs for this officer are funded through the Administered measure and are reported as Employee Expenses in the DFAT Administered accounts.

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