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Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally



Appendix 11

Grants and contributions

Table 30 provides a list of the grant programs administered or managed by the department in 2010–11. Information on grants awarded by the department is available at www.dfat.gov.au/dept/grants/index.html.

In 2010–11, the department made payments totaling $239.5 million consisting of $93.0 million to 28 international organisations and international treaty secretariats, including the United Nations, and $146.5 million to 14 United Nations peacekeeping operations.

Table 30. GRANTS PROGRAMS

Program Brief description of the program 2010–11
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. 5 091
Other Departmental Grants to advance Australia’s objectives in the areas of international security, trade and economic performance, global cooperation and public diplomacy. 3 300
Total   8 391

Table 31. CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS AND PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS*

  Total
($’000)
International Organisations  
Antarctic Treaty Secretariat 59
APEC Business Advisory Council 35
APEC Secretariat 385
APEC Policy Support Unit** 1 500
Asia-Europe Foundation 61
Biological Weapons Convention 40
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources 747
Commonwealth Secretariat 3 064
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization 2 196
Convention on Cluster Munitions 31
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention) 10
Conventional Weapons Convention 42
Energy Charter Secretariat 416
International Atomic Energy Agency 8 130
International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration 21
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property 90
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 2 969
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 2 319
International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission 6
International Seabed Authority 294
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea 305
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 8 925
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons 1 637
United Nations—Assessed Contribution 44 831
United Nations Capital Master Plan 6 136
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 6 304
Wassenaar Arrangement 51
World Trade Organization 2 437
Subtotal International Organisations 93 041
Total
($’000)
International Peacekeeping Operations  
United Nations Disengagement Observer Force 471
United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur 39 224
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste 4 030
United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo 870
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon 9 058
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara 1 158
United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad 3 315
United Nations Mission in Liberia 10 178
United Nations Mission in Sudan 20 163
United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire 9 959
United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 27 290
United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus 326
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti 16 783
United Nations Support for African Union Mission in Somalia 3 635
Subtotal Peacekeeping Operations 146 460
Total 239 501

* 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 2010–11 and the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2010–11.
** The reported contributions for the APEC Policy Support Unit (PSU) includes 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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