Yearbook of the United Nations 2002

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The Yearbook of the United Nations provides an indispensable A-Z reference on the United Nations. This new and fully updated edition covers all the major activities undertaken in the United Nations system in 2002. A must-have title for library reference collections, the Yearbook of the United Nations is widely consulted by diplomats, government officials, scholars, journalists and others with a serious interest in international affairs.



Operational activities for development

In 2002, the United Nations system continued to provide development assistance to developing countries and countries with economies in transition, primarily through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the central United Nations funding body for technical assistance. UNDP’s income in 2002 reached $3,041 million, an 8 per cent increase over 2001. Total expenditure for all programme activities and support costs in 2002 was $2,817 million as compared with $2,725 million the previous year. Other technical cooperation included $46.4 million provided through the programme executed by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, $69.3 million through the United Nations Fund for International Partnerships and $22.5 million through the United Nations Capital Development Fund.


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