Colombia: Embassies

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 13th June 2019.

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Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much the UK embassy in Colombia spent on each of its projects and programmes in that country in 2018.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

Colombia project and programme spend during 2018 is set out in the following table. The International Climate Fund and Newton Fund are owned by BEIS, who have contributed to this response.

​Programme/Fund2018​ spendNotes​
​Conflict Security and Stability Fund£11.5M​​Two CSSF programmes active in Colombia in 2018.
​Prosperity Fund£8.75M​​Two Prosperity Fund programmes active in Colombia in 2018.
​Newton Fund£4.0M​​This is the 2018 country envelope budget figure, as full year spend figures are not yet available. For reference, 2017 spend was £4.6M. Newton Fund works in partnership with Colombia on science and innovation projects.
​International Climate Fund£0.258M​​Includes only spend directly attributable to Colombia. excludes ICF spent through multilateral funds an other global programmes. This is not directly attributable to individual countries, as money is pooled with other donor finance.
FCO Departmental Policy Programme (International Programme)£0.82M

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