Project profile — UN Women - Institutional Support 2019-2022


UN Women (41146)
2018-12-11 - 2022-12-31
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Africa, regional (25.00%)
• America, regional (25.00%)
• Asia, regional (25.00%)
• Europe, regional (25.00%)


• Population policy and administrative management:
Population policy and administrative management (13010) (6.66%)
Family planning (13030) (6.67%)
• Democratic participation and civil society:
Democratic participation and civil society (15150) (40.00%)
Human rights (15160) (40.00%)
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (6.67%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (principal objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (significant objective)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This grant represents Canada’s long-term institutional support to UN Women - the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women uses these funds, along with other donors’ funding, to achieve its mandate. UN Women's mandate is focused on eliminating discrimination against women and girls; empowering women; and achieving equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action, and peace and security interventions. UN Women works to support global standards for gender equality and helps countries meet these standards by providing expertise and financial support.

Expected results 

The expected results for this project as stated by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in its 2018-2021 strategic plan include: (1) a comprehensive and dynamic set of global norms, policies and standards on gender equality and women’s empowerment is strengthened and implemented; (2) women lead and participate in and benefit equally from governance systems; (3) women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy; (4) women and girls live a live free from all forms of violence; and, (5) women and girls contribute to and have greater influence in building sustainable peace and resilience and benefit equally from the prevention of natural disasters and conflicts, and from humanitarian action.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Multilateral
Type of aid Core contributions to multilateral institutions
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