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Regular Budget – 12-year perspective

The IARC Regular Budget has grown during the past decade thanks to the admission of new Participating States, with the number rising from 19 in 2008 to 26 in 2020*


*Hungary became an IARC Participating State in 2019 and will contribute to IARC’s Regular Budget from 2022 onward; it is not yet shown in the above figure.


Allocation of Regular Budget for 2020–2021

The IARC Regular Budget for the 2020-2021 biennium is allocated to the following six priority strategic objectives.

  1. Describe the occurrence of cancer
  2. Understand the causes of cancer
  3. Evaluate and implement cancer prevention and control strategies
  4. Increase the capacity for cancer research
  5. Provide strategic leadership and enhance the impact of the Agency’s contribution to global cancer research
  6. Enable and support the efficient conduct and coordination of research


2018–2019 Regular Budget and Expenditure

The activities during the first year of the 2018-2019 biennium progressed well, and the figure below compares the budget and the expenditure in 2018–2019 for each strategic objective.

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