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 FIRST PHASE, GENEVA: FUNDING OF WSIS
 

go The latest information on the Financial Status of the core activities of the Geneva Phase is available on the Report to the ITU Council-2004


 Contributions for the Geneva Phase

         

 CHF

1. Contributions for core activities

3,973,053

           
  Unrestricted contributions   Executive Director  
  Japan

796,835

  Canada

180,781

  Malta

3,512

  Switzerland

131,100

  NTT DoCoMo

124,100

 

total

311,881

  Portugal

30,000

     
  UPU

15,000

  Recruitment of staff from developing countries
  UNFCU

1,300

  Sweden

317,660

  Burkina Faso

15,000

  Finland

35,257

  Spain

145,200

  European Commission

303,200

  Italy

387,500

 

total

656,117

  WMO

30,000

     
  Slovenia

10,000

  Special Ambassador for WSIS
  Rwanda

14,100

  Canton of Geneva

454,766

  Gabon

26,167

     
  Switzerland

80,773

  Fellowships for PrepComs & Summit
 

total

1,679,487

  Switzerland

450,000

        Canada*

35,000

        Finland

172,782

        Belgium

53,370

        European Commission

159,650

       

total

870,802

        * allocated to the specified purpose with the donor’s consent
           
           

2. Contributions for other WSIS related activities

723,724

 
  Canada

686,198

   includes salary for a seconded expert

 

  Finland*

37,526

  allocated to the specified purpose with the donor’s consent
       

 

 

       

 

 

3. Total received contributions for WSIS (1+2)

4,696,777

       

 

 

       

 

 

       

 

 

4. Loan from the TELECOM Exhibitions Working Capital Fund

800,000

       

 

 

       

 

 

       

 

 

5. Other contributions expressed at the Summit

 

  Czech Republic

47,457

   Support for ITU-BDT project  (transferred to BDT)

 

 

Voluntary in-kind contributions

A number of governments, including Switzerland, as well as international organizations provided in-kind contributions. These included staff members seconded to the WSIS Executive Secretariat and conference rooms for the official meetings. The Union also provided substantial in-kind contributions including the offices and information networks for the Executive Secretariat as well as services essential to organize meetings. In December 2003, the Union mobilized more than 400 staff to support the organization of the Summit.  The Union’s in-kind contributions were estimated at CHF 6,598,000 in total. A list of in-kind contributions is provided in the table below.

Government of Switzerland 3 staff, Venue of meetings, PrepCom-3 bis add, Furniture of the Secretariat, Fellowships for Civil society, etc.
Government of Spain 1 staff
Government of Japan 2 staff
Government of Romania 1 staff  (until the end of October 2002)
Government of Korea 1 staff
Government of Canada 1 staff
UNESCO 1 staff, Venue of Intersessional Meeting
UNITAR 1 staff  (until the end of October 2003)
UNDP 1 staff
ILO Venue for the first week of PrepCom-2
UN (including UNOG) Expertise to organize the Summit
Canton of Geneva 6 staff, Support for the Civil Society Bureau
KDDI (Japan) 1 staff
ITU Expertise to organize the Summit, many staff, offices and information networks for the Secretariat, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

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