Funding and Support

We need your financial support to build a more secure world.

UNIDIR is a voluntarily funded Institute that relies on financial contributions to carry out its mandate. UNIDIR actively seeks funding from States, foundations, the private sector, individuals, and other regional and international organizations. In 2023, UNIDIR received financial support of USD 12.9 million from 37 donors.

The financial annexes of the annual Reports of the Director provide details of our annual income and expenditure, including the modest contribution that UNIDIR receives from the UN Regular Budget.

  • 51 donors between 2022 and 2024
  • $12.9M total income in 2023
  • $14.6M funding needs for 2024

Our Current Donors (2022–2024)

Australia Australia
Canada Canada
Chile Chile
People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China
Czechia Czechia
European Union European Union
Finland Finland
France France
Germany Germany
The Holy See The Holy See
Hungary Hungary
India India
Indonesia Indonesia
Iraq Iraq
Ireland Ireland
Italy Italy
Japan Japan
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Liberia Liberia
Luxembourg Luxembourg
Madagascar Madagascar
Mexico Mexico
Netherlands Netherlands
New Zealand New Zealand
Norway Norway
Pakistan Pakistan
Philippines Philippines
Qatar Qatar
Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Romania Romania
Russian Federation Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Singapore Singapore
Spain Spain
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Sweden Sweden
Switzerland Switzerland
Türkiye Türkiye
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States of America United States of America
Fondation Recherche Stratégique
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
Arms Trade Treaty Arms Trade Treaty
IOM Iraq IOM Iraq
United Nations Foundations
United Nations Regular Budget
United Nations University
United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

Help us build a more secure world

UNIDIR’s independent research, our global advice and inclusive multi-stakeholder events are enabled by the financial support of our partners. With your help we can continue and expand our services to the international community.


To maximize the impact of your funding, please consider the appeal made by the UN General Assembly for multi-annual, unearmarked (or softly earmarked) resources. Whether in cash or in-kind, and regardless of size, all contributions are important and welcome.

Contact us for more details

Maliha Khan

Executive Officer
The Executive Officer provides management and oversight of UNIDIR’s Finance, Budget, and Administration team and also its Communications unit.