FINANCING OF THE UNION

OPERATIONAL BUDGET

The Operational Budget is mainly to Finance the cost of running the Union, its organs Specialized Technical Agencies, its representational offices and agencies across the world including NEPAD and APRM. Expenditures cover administrative, utility costs, service delivery costs, investment and maintenance costs and statutory payments for all AU organs. Operational Costs amounts to around 110 million USD on average annually for the last five years and is financed exclusively by member states.