Estimates of appropriations

Vote Official Development Assistance - Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 - Estimates 2012/2013

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Foreign Affairs (M34)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE: Minister of Foreign Affairs

Overview of the Vote#

The Minister of Foreign Affairs is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2012/13 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of over $55 million for management of New Zealand Official Development Assistance (ODA)
  • a total of $94 million for contributions to International Agencies, and
  • a total of over $405 million for other International Development Assistance.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Official Development Assistance in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Official Development Assistance
  2011/12 2012/13
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Budgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Management of New Zealand Official Development Assistance (M34)

This appropriation is limited to advice and representation on international development issues and the management of the New Zealand Official Development Assistance (ODA) programme.
61,359 61,359 55,055

Total Departmental Output Expenses

61,359 61,359 55,055

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

International Agency Funding (M34)

This appropriation is limited to funding to multilateral agencies and international voluntary agencies for development assistance.
115,000 115,000 -

New Zealand Voluntary Agency Grants (M34)

Contributions to non-government organisations providing humanitarian and development assistance overseas, conducting development education within New Zealand and providing capacity building and co-ordination support to New Zealand NGOs.
32,826 23,211 -

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

147,826 138,211 -

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

209,185 199,570 55,055

Details of Multi-Year Appropriations#

Multi-Year Appropriations - Official Development Assistance
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

   

Global Development Assistance (M34)

This appropriation is limited to provision of assistance for development activities for non Pacific Island countries including Asian, African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Middle Eastern countries. The assistance will be provided to development organisations, partner countries and through other delivery mechanisms and be used to implement activities that include humanitarian assistance; design, management, implementation and evaluation of those partner-led activities. The assistance is to be consistent with Ministers' requirement for NZAID to work with development partners to ensure aid expenditure is targeted as close as possible to need.

Commences: 1 July 2009

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 312,000
Adjustments for 2010/11 (705)
Adjustments to 2011/12 (20,500)
Adjusted Appropriation 290,795
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 177,167
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 113,628
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

International Agency Funding (M34)

This appropriation is limited to funding to multilateral agencies and international voluntary agencies for development assistance.

Commences: 1 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2015

Original Appropriation 282,000
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 282,000
Actual to 2010/11 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 -
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 94,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 188,000

International Development Assistance (M34)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of bilateral and regional official development assistance, including humanitarian activities, for the design, management, implementation and evaluation of development activities and development education, capacity building and co-ordination support to partners. This assistance is for the promotion of the sustainable development and welfare of Pacific and other developing countries.

Commences: 1 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2015

Original Appropriation 1,207,003
Adjustments for 2010/11 -
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 1,207,003
Actual to 2010/11 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 -
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 405,113
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 801,890

Pacific Development Assistance (M34)

This appropriation is limited to provision of assistance for development activities for Pacific Island countries. The assistance will be provided to development organisations, partner countries and through other delivery mechanisms; and be used to implement activities that include humanitarian assistance; design, management, implementation and evaluation of those partner-led activities. The assistance is to be consistent with Ministers' requirement for NZAID to work with development partners to ensure aid expenditure is targeted as close as possible to need.

Commences: 1 July 2009

Expires: 30 June 2012

Original Appropriation 755,801
Adjustments for 2010/11 1,953
Adjustments to 2011/12 -
Adjusted Appropriation 757,754
Actual to 2010/11 Year End 474,896
Estimated Actual for 2011/12 282,858
Estimated Actual for 2012/13 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -