Poland

Support for Mine Action

Last updated: 11 December 2023

In 2022, Poland provided US$66,651 to the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS). Two-thirds of this total went to mine action activities in Palestine, while the rest of the funding was unearmarked.[1] This represented an annual decrease of 12% from Poland’s contribution to mine action in 2021, which totaled $75,599.

Contributions by recipient: 2022

Recipient

Sector

Amount (US$)

Palestine (Gaza Strip)

ERW clearance (UNMAS)

44,434

Global

Unearmarked (UNMAS)

22,217

Total

 -

66,651

            Note: ERW=explosive remnants of war.

Five-year support to mine action

In the five-year period from 2018–2022, Poland contributed $421,317 to mine action activities. Funding for mine action from Poland has only been recorded since 2015. For the period 2015–2017, Poland contributed a total of $180,622.

Summary of contributions: 2018–2022[2]

Year

Amount (US$)

% change from previous year (US$)

2022

66,651

-12

2021

75,599

-5

2020

79,416

-22

2019

102,775

+6

2018

96,876

-2

Total

421,317

N/A

                      Note: N/A=not applicable.

 

 


[1] Response to Monitor questionnaire by Piotr Szczepański, First Counsellor, Poland Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 18 September 2023; and UNMAS, “Annual Report 2022,” April 2023, p. 120.

[2] See previous Support for Mine Action country profiles. ICBL-CMC, “Country Profiles: Poland,” undated.