The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Donor Rankings, 2021
The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is UNFPA's most generous donor per capita, allocating 3 per cent of its net ODA spending to UNFPA in 2016. Luxembourg is a longstanding supporter of UNFPA; the country’s first donation to UNFPA was provided shortly after the Fund’s creation in 1974.
The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg prioritizes contributions that will have the greatest impact for women and girls. Its largest contribution goes to support UNFPA's core functions, which gives greater flexibility for UNFPA to use these resources as needed. It is also a generous contributor to UNFPA's Maternal Health Thematic Fund, UNFPA's flagship programme for improving maternal and newborn health, which helped to avert an estimated 19,200 maternal deaths in 39 countries between 2014 and 2016. In 2021, Luxembourg became the first donor to Equalizer, UNFPA Accelerator Fund, which aims to equalize opportunities for women and girls and ensure rights and choices for all through innovation.
Specific areas of collaboration with Luxembourg include: prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV; promotion of sexual and reproductive health, including maternal health; abandonment of female genital mutilation; UNFPA’s Campaign to End Fistula; and UNFPA Supplies, which provides modern contraceptives and other reproductive health commodities.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a strong and reliable partner for UNFPA to defend individual dignity and human rights in order to create the foundations of a resilient and sustainable future. In the context of its new Development Cooperation Strategy, the Road to 2030, Luxembourg continues to actively promote the She Decides Initiative and remains committed with a strong thematic emphasis on issues such as safe motherhood, the fight against fistula and strong support to UNFPA Supplies. Besides its strong thematic focus, a substantial part of Luxembourg’s multiannual financial support is allocated to core resources so as to provide UNFPA with enough flexibility to implement its Strategic Plan for 2018-2021 in a quick and efficient manner.Franz Fayot, Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs and Minister of the Economy
Key Results 2018-2021
Sexual and Reproductive Health
Maternal deaths averted1,233Unsafe abortions prevented130,346Fistula repair surgeries supported389Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services825,502
- Family planningUnintended pregnancies prevented452,429Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies1,620,647HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms2,830Marginalized girls were reached by life skills programmes49,181Sexually transmitted infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms125,686
- Gender based violence and harmful practicesGirls saved from female genital mutilation2,704Women and girls who were subjected to violence accessed essential services18,100Disabled women and girls who were suibjected to violence accessed essential services724Girls received prevention and/or protection services and care related to child, early and forced marriage46,987Girls and women received prevention and/or protection services and care related to female genital mutilation10,737Disclaimer
Key results are for illustrative purposes only, and reflect what a donor has contributed to through funding to UNFPA since 2018. Key results presented here may not reflect the figures provided by government donors.
Contributions Since 2014
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Donor Global Statistics
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