United Nations adopts operating budget for 2022

On December 24, the United Nations General Assembly approved the annual UN budget of $3.122 billion.

General view of a session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA. Documentary photo: AFP/VNA

The budget for 2022 is slightly lower than for 2021.

This annual budget covers the activities of the United Nations in many areas such as political, judicial and international law issues, regional cooperation for development, human rights and humanitarian affairs and propaganda. information.

The United Nations has a separate budget for its peacekeeping operations. The peacekeeping budget is $6.38 billion for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, while the regular budget is calculated on a regular year basis.