One Percent for Development Fund (1% for Development Fund)
Fonds un pour cent pour le développement
Founded by a group of United Nations staff members in Geneva (Switzerland), who decided to assign 1% of their salaries to financing small-scale development projects in health, education, water and sanitation, small-scale agriculture, small and micro enterprises and small-scale miscellaneous projects. Similar funds subsequently set up in Rome (Italy), New York NY (USA), Vienna (Austria). Since 2004, membership broadened to include all individuals.
Finance small grass-root projects in Third World countries and countries in transition; use various promotional activities to induce more members; develop various criteria for selecting projects and beneficiary NGOs.
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General Assembly of members (twice a year). Management Committee, consisting of 16 members, meets, selects and follows projects. Fund in Geneva (Switzerland) open to all individuals, but in particular officials from all UN agencies in Geneva, CERN and IMO. Funds in New York NY (USA), London (UK), Rome (Italy) and Vienna (Austria) include only officials from UN agencies in these cities.
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **
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