Ireland will be giving $1 000 000 USD of funding, including to the World Bank's Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building and to the G.E.F. Trust Fund for the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency. This multi-year funding will be distributed over a three year period.
IReland is also supporting SIDS and LDCs experts attend the UN Statistical Commission's Inter Agency Expert Group.
This funding will support the development of the statistical capacities of countries most in need, with a particular focus on Small Island Development States, and will facilitate their effective implementation and monitoring of the SDGs including SDG14, and Paris Agreement commitments.