United Nations
Developing the Statistical Capacities for Monitoring the SDGs and Paris Agreement Commitments
by Ireland (Government)
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.
Progress reports
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Actions that support SIDS and LDCs
December 2017
Attendance of the UN Statistical Commision's Inter Agency Expert Group
June 2020
Develop the statistical capacities of SIDS and LDCs.
Financing (in USD)
1,000,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - June 2020
Ireland, World Bank
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Francesca Fletcher Williams, Advisor, Francesca.williams@dfa.ie, +1 347 431 5876
Dublin, Ireland
Other SDGs
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