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.


Call for Proposals

2017: Open for applications in June and July

2016: Eleven project proposals were selected to be implemented in 2017-2018 (Call for Proposals 2016)