Qatar contributes 88.5 million USD to UN Fund for Darfur

21 Sep 2014
Qatar contributes 88.5 million USD to UN Fund for Darfur

On 21 September 2014, the Director General of The Qatar Development Fund, Dr. Ahmed Al-Meraikhi, and the UNDG Chair, Ms. Helen Clark, signed a contribution agreement for the UN Fund for Darfur, amounting to $88.5 million. This contribution covers half of the financial requirements for the Darfur Development Strategy’s fast and foundational activities, estimated at US$177 Million and will enable the UN System to address the immediate and long term needs of Darfur. It represents the largest single contribution made by the State of Qatar to the UN system worldwide.

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