Appendix 10: Grants and contributions

Table 31 provides details of the grants awarded by the department in 2012–13. Information on grants awarded by the department since 1 July 2007 is available at www.dfat.gov.au/dept/grants/index.html.

Table 32 provides the payments made by the department in 2012–13, totalling $227.8 million—consisting of $91.6 million to 30 international organisations and international treaty secretariats, including the United Nations, and $136.2 million to 14 United Nations peacekeeping operations.

Table 31 Grants programs

Program
Brief description of the Program
2012–13
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.
4,776
Other Departmental
Grants to advance Australia's objectives in the areas of international security, trade and economic performance, global cooperation and public diplomacy.
3,984
Other Administered
Grants to advance Australia's objectives in the areas of international security, trade and economic performance, global cooperation and public diplomacy.
223,674
Total
232,434

 

Table 32: Contributions to international organisations and peacekeeping operations*

International Organisations
Total ($'000)
ABAC Secretariat
33
Antarctic Treaty Secretariat
59
APEC Secretariat
377
Asia–Europe Foundation
43
Biological Weapons Convention
28
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
907
Commonwealth Secretariat
3,000
Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons
23
Convention on Cluster Munitions
15
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention)
9
Energy Charter Secretariat
234
International Atomic Energy Agency
7,580
International Bureau of Expositions
23
International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
28
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
91
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
2,557
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
1,812
International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission
8
International Seabed Authority
160
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
325
Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals
519
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
9,935
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
1,810
Pacific Economic Cooperation Committee
24
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-test-ban Treaty Organization
2,279
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
25
United Nations – Assessed Contribution
50,105
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
7,034
Wassenaar Agreement
53
World Trade Organization
2,519
Subtotal International Organisations
91,615
International Peacekeeping Operations
Total ($'000)
United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
895
United Nations Hybrid Operation in Dafur
28,564
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste
1,839
United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo
863
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
10,319
United Nations Interim Security Force in Abyei
5,164
United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
1,132
United Nations Mission in Liberia
9,738
United Nations Mission in South Sudan
16,361
United Nations Operation in CĂ´te d'Ivoire
12,562
United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
26,229
United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
576
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
12,703
United Nations Support Office for African Union Military Observer Mission in Somalia
9,282
Subtotal International Peacekeeping Operations
136,227
Total
227,842

*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 2012–13 and the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2012–13.