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Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Program 1.2: Payments to international organisations

Program 1.2 Objective

  • To enable Australia to advance its foreign, trade and economic, and security interests through participation in international organisations.

Program 1.2 Deliverable

  • Australia retains membership of relevant international organisations and provides voluntary contributions as appropriate.

Program 1.2 Key performance indicator

  • Payments to international organisations and of voluntary contributions are timely and within budget.

Administered item:

  • Payments to international organisations

The department made payments totalling $222.9 million, consisting of $83.2 million to 30 international organisations and international treaty secretariats, including the United Nations, and $139.7 million to 15 United Nations peacekeeping operations (see appendix 10). These payments were made in full and on time.

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