Spain

Support for Mine Action

Last updated: 11 December 2023

In 2022, Spain contributed US$138,320 to mine action activities in Libya and Western Sahara and in unearmarked funds, through the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action (VTF).[1] This represents a 45% decrease from Spain’s contribution in 2021.

Contributions by recipient: 2022 

Recipient

Sector

Amount (US$)

Global

Unearmarked (UNMAS)

53,200

Libya

Capacity-building, risk education (UNMAS)

42,560

Western Sahara

Risk education, route verification (UNMAS)

42,560

Total

 -

138,320

                    Note: UNMAS=United Nations Mine Action Service.

Five-year support to mine action

From 2018–2022, Spain’s funding to mine action totaled $555,073. This represents an 85% decrease from the $3.7 million contributed during the previous five-year period, from 2013–2017.

Summary of contributions: 2018–2022[2]

Year

Amount (US$)

% change from previous year (US$)

2022

138,320

-45

2021

250,781

+272

2020

67,319

-23

2019

87,373

+674

2018

11,280

-88

Total

555,073

N/A

                               Note: N/A=not applicable.

 


[1] United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), “Annual Report 2022,” April 2023, p. 119.