The 10YFP Trust Fund

Trust Fund

About the Trust Fund

The United Nations Environment Programme has established a Trust Fund for sustainable consumption and production (SCP) programmes to mobilize voluntary contributions from multiple sources, including public/donor contributions, the private sector and other sources. The Trust Fund has the following elements:   

  1. The objectives of the Trust und is to receive and mobilize resources in a stable, sustained and predictable manner to develop sustainable consumption and production programmes in developing countries and countries with economies in transition, as appropriate, and to promote the transparent allocation of resources;  

  2. The trust fund is used to support the implementation of the 10-year framework of programmes in developing countries, such as by providing seed money for developing and implementing programme proposals;  

  3. Financing for the trust fund should not be provided at the expense of other high priority sustainable development activities being carried out by United Nations bodies;  

  4. Programme proposals from developing countries to the trust fund should meet the criteria specified below and allocation of the financing should take regional balance into account; 

  5. The United Nations Environment Programme, as the secretariat of the 10-year Framework of Programmes, was invited to act as trustee for the trust fund and to administer the fund;   

  6. Donors, the private sector and others are  encouraged to contribute to the trust fund, providing general support to the 10-year Framework of Programmes, as well as support to specific programmes and initiatives responding to the national and regional priorities of developing countries.