Srebrenica: Genocide

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered at on 11 March 2024.

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Photo of Baroness Helic Baroness Helic Conservative

To ask His Majesty's Government how much funding they have provided to the organisation Remembering Srebrenica in each financial year since its establishment; and what plans they have to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the genocide that was committed there.

Photo of Baroness Scott of Bybrook Baroness Scott of Bybrook Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

The Government has provided funding for the Remembering Srebrenica programme as outlined in the table below:

Financial year

Amount awarded

2013/14

£170,000

2014/15

£467,500

2015/16

£332,500

2016/17

£400,000

2017/18

£400,000

2018/19

£400,000

2019/20

£400,000

2020/21

£400,000

2021/22

£250,000

2022/23

£200,000

2023/24

£150,000*

*For the current financial year, £75,000 has been issued so far, with the final £75,000 tranche of funding expected to be released in March. This is subject to progress against key milestones as set out in Remembering Srebrenica’s workplan.

Regarding the 30th anniversary of the genocide, it is important that such a significant anniversary is appropriately commemorated, including by the UK Government.

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