Understanding the budget documentation

The budget documentation consists of a set of three formal documents: a main document and two addenda:

1.The main document contains the Proposed programme budget for the biennium 2018-2019.   The document includes the following:

A. The proposed budget

B. A presentation of the context in which the proposal is made

a. Vision

b. Priorities

c. Objectives

d. Approach

C. General information on supplementary funding

D. An executive summary of the proposed budget

In addition, the main document contains detailed and complementary information provided in eight annexes, including:

a. Resource requirements for the Trust Fund for Supplementary Activities in the biennium 2018-2019

b. Zero nominal growth scenario

c. Trust Fund for Participation in the UNFCCC Process

d. Methodological issues

2. Addendum I contains the detailed work programme of the secretariat for the biennium 2018-2019, including planned activities and outputs and services that require funds from supplementary sources. This document follows standard UN results-based budgetary approaches, with additional information and outputs.

3. Addendum II contains the proposed budget for the international transaction log (ITL) for the biennium 2018-2019.

Outline of the documentation