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Operational activities for development

In 2003, the United Nations system continued to provide development assistance to developing countries and countries with economies in transition through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)the central United Nations funding body for technical assistance. UNDP’s income in 2003 amounted to $3.2 billion, a 10 per cent increase over 2002. Total expenditure for all programme activities and support costs in 2003 was $2.6 billion as compared with $2.8 billion the previous year. Technical cooperation funded through other sources included $50.7 million provided through the programme executed by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, $73.7 million through the United Nations Fund for International Partnerships and $21.1 million through the United Nations Capital Development Fund. In July, the Economic and Social Council endorsed the establishment of the World Solidarity Fund, as a UNDP trust fund, for the eradication of poverty and the promotion of social and human development in developing countries.

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