United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an international organization founded in 1945 and is currently made up of 193 member states. It was established to act on current issues on peace and security, climate change, sustainable development, human rights, disarmament, terrorism, humanitarian and health emergencies, gender equality, governance, and food production.

At a Glance

Cumulative Project-Specific Cofinancing

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $115.6 million
  • United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) $4.3 million
  • World Health Organization (WHO) $480,000

ADB has been collaborating with several UN agencies since 1972, among them, the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNICEF, UNDP, UN Environment Programme, UN Human Settlements Programme, UN Industrial Development Organization, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, UN Population Fund, WHO, and the World Tourism Organization.

1 January 2014–31 December 2020 Cofinanced Project
Country Project Cofinancing Amount ($ million) Type of cofinancinga
Regional Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility (Supplementary) 0.4 TA

a TA for technical assistance

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