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Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Appendix 10

Grants and contributions

Table 29 provides a list of the grant programs administered or managed by the department in 2011–12. Information on grants awarded by the department since 1 July 2007 is available at www.dfat.gov.au/dept/grants/index.html.

In 2011–12, 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.

Table 29. Grants programs

Program
Brief description of the Program
2011–12 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.
4 941
Other Departmental
Grants to advance Australia's objectives in the areas of international security, trade and economic performance, global cooperation and public diplomacy.
3 723
Other Administered
Grants to advance Australia's objectives in the areas of international security, trade and economic performance, global cooperation and public diplomacy.
3 800
Total
12 464

Table 30. Contributions to international organisations and peacekeeping operations*

 
Total
($'000)
International Organisations
 
ABAC Secretariat
33
Antarctic Treaty Secretariat
56
APEC Secretariat
369
Asia-Europe Foundation
50
Biological Weapons Convention
28
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
1 067
Commonwealth Secretariat
3 038
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
2 206
Convention on Cluster Munitions
12
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention)
9
Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons
19
Energy Charter Secretariat
192
International Atomic Energy Agency
8 010
International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
27
International Bureau of Expositions
32
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
90
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
2 228
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
1 433
International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission
6
International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
434
International Seabed Authority
161
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
336
Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty Organisation
22
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
8 938
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
1 576
Pacific Economic Cooperation Committee
47
United Nations—Assessed Contribution
43 957
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
6 365
Wassenaar Arrangement
52
World Trade Organization
2 434
Subtotal International Organisations
83 227
International Peacekeeping Operations
 
United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
947
United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur
31 292
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste
3 604
United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo
782
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
10 895
United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei
2 003
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
1 144
United Nations Mission in Liberia
10 220
United Nations Mission in South Sudan
8 127
United Nations Mission in Sudan
8 998
United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire
12 040
United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
27 851
United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
579
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
15 422
United Nations Support for African Union Mission in Somalia
5 730
Subtotal Peacekeeping Operations
139 634
Total
222 861

* 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 15. Reporting of payments under the Outcome structure provides consistency with the reporting of these items in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2011–12 and the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2011–12.

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