UNSCAR: UN Trust Facility Supporting Cooperation on Arms Regulation

UNSCAR is a flexible multi-donor fund supporting the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and the Programme of Action on small arms and light weapons (PoA).

UNSCAR aims to:

  • mobilise resources to support the ratification/accession and implementation of the ATT and the implementation of the PoA;
  • improve effectiveness of assistance through better coordination, monitoring and matching of resources;
  • promote increased sustainability through more predictable sources of funding.

Who is eligible for funding?

UN partners , international/regional organizations, NGOs, research institutes.

Governments wishing to receive  assistance should work with an eligible applicant.

Rapid response funding to emergency situations

UNSCAR invites proposals for  special-circumstances projects , which aim to provide rapid response to emergency situations in the field of weapons managements. These project proposals can be submitted all year round , requesting funds up to US$200,000.

Inquiries should be sent to:  unscar-unoda@un.org

The next Call for Proposals for annual projects will open in June/July 2016.