Contributions from Member States to the UN regular budget are determined by reference to a scale of assessments approved by the General Assembly on the basis of advice from the Committee on Contributions. New Zealand’s contribution to the regular budget for 2011 was assessed at 0.273% of the total UN budget (NZ$8.3m).
In addition, New Zealand will contribute NZ$1.1m in 2011 to financing of the Capital Master Plan for the phased renovation of the UN Headquarters.
In the 2010/11 financial year New Zealand contributed NZ$22.2m to 14 UN Peacekeeping operations. New Zealand contributed NZ$993,540 in 2011 to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.