UNHCR Spending by Strategy Result Area in 2020-2021 (Core and Non-Core Expenditure and Encumbrances)

Total:   $ 54 115 001 



UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has a mandate to lead and coordinate global action in humanitarian contexts to protect the rights and well-being of tens of million of refugees, internally displaced persons, and other people of concern. Active in 135 countries, UNHCR makes an impactful contribution to the international AIDS response. The agency reaches people who may have become more vulnerable to HIV owing to displacement and exposure to conflict situations. UNHCR has a wide range of interventions and programmes, including: HIV prevention, protection, and treatment; reproductive health services; food security and nutrition; water, sanitation, and hygiene services. The agency has been a UNAIDS cosponsor since 2004.

UNHCR works with key partners, including governments, humanitarian actors and communities, to address HIV across the cycle of humanitarian responses. UNHCR’s protection mandate and expertise has contributed to significant progress in ensuring that the rights of forcibly displaced populations are protected in the context of HIV. As a multisectoral agency, UNHCR promotes integration of HIV in protection, health, social protection, education, gender equality and responses to gender-based violence, among others. This includes interventions that address the structural barriers that increase risk and vulnerability to HIV.

UNHCR’s Global strategy for public health 2021–2025 aims to progress further towards the health-related SDGs, requiring attention to both health service provision and the social determinants of health. The agency also promotes the inclusion and integration of refugees into national systems, including health, education and social protection, in line with the Global Compact on Refugees. High-quality, life-saving gender-based violence programming and risk mitigation within the humanitarian response is another institutional priority for UNHCR.

In 2020–21, UNHCR and its partners implemented multisectoral action to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, providing medical and psychosocial services, protection and legal services, including the provision of post-exposure prophylaxis to survivors of sexual violence. Awareness-raising and capacity building were conducted at community level with partners and local authorities on gender-based violence prevention and response in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner.

Find more details in the organizational report.