(All amounts in US$ 000)
|Major Programme||1998-99 Programme of Work||Programme Change||2000-01 Programme of Work||Trust Fund||2000-01 Total Activities||Percent of Total|
|Total (zero real growth)||600||0||600||0||600||100%|
|Cost Increases (zero real growth)||0|
|Total (zero real growth - recosted)||600|
|Programme Change (zero nominal growth)||0|
|Total (zero nominal growth)||600|
780. The contingencies provision which is subject to the provisions of Financial Regulation 4.5(c) is intended to meet unforeseen, essential expenditure and requests from external bodies for unplanned work.
781. The current level of the contingencies provision was set by the Conference as far back as 1979 for the 1980-81 biennium, when the approved total budget level was US$ 278 million. No change is proposed for the 2000-01 biennium.