UN Spokesperson Farhan Haq answers common questions about the UNs budget, including how the UN gets its money, how it prevents fraud and waste, what is spent on humanitarian operations, and how the cost of peace compares to the price of war.

On 24 December 2023, the General Assembly has approved a $3.59 billion budget for the United Nations for 2024, including the establishment of a special account to finance the Organizations peacebuilding fund. The 193-member General Assembly also adopted nearly $50 million in additional funding for decisions taken by the Human Rights Council, the UNs primary forum on human rights matters.