UNSCAR: UN Trust Facility Supporting Cooperation on Arms Regulation

UNSCAR is a flexible multi-donor, quick-impact, theme-focused, United Nations-managed fund supporting arms regulation.

UNSCAR aims to:

  • mobilize resources to support the ratification/accession and implementation of relevant international instruments on arms regulations;
  • improve effectiveness of assistance through coordination, monitoring and matching of resources;
  • promote increased sustainability through more predictable sources of funding.

Who is eligible for funding?

Civil society organizations (CSOs/NGOs), research institutes, UN partners, international/regional organizations. Governments wishing to receive assistance should work with an eligible applicant.

2022 Call for Proposals

A total of 10 applications have been selected for UNSCAR funding, to be implemented in 2023-2024.

2022-2023 Call for Contributions

UNSCAR seeks financial contributions for the 2022 funding cycle from governments and private sector. Donors will join UNSCAR’s Strategic Planning Group to provide policy guidance for UNSCAR and to discuss selection of proposals.