Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 May 2016
The percentage of 2016 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of May 2016 was 49.49 percent, a rate of receipt higher than at the end of May 2015 (41.99 percent).
As at 31 May2016 outstanding 2016 contributions amounted to USD 258.46 million. As at 31 May 2015, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 296.78 million (consolidated).
Timely payment by Members of their assessments ensures that FAO meets the operating cash requirements and deliver the Programme of Work.
Table 1 below shows the cumulative percentage rate of receipts of Regular Programme contributions by quarter over the past four years. 2nd quarter 2016 is as at 31 May 2016. The graph reflects the actual percentage rate of receipts versus a hypothetical even rate of receipt of 25% per quarter (as represented by the red line).
Table 2 shows the total cumulative USD and Euro receipts in 2016, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.