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International Community Comes Together to Support Afghanistan

On June 12, the international community met in Paris to extend its support for Afghanistan's reconstruction and development. In total, over $21 billion was pledged for Afghanistan, with the U.S. alone offering $10.2 billion. Other donations came from the following countries and institutions:

Country/Institution
Amount Pledged
Time Period
United States $10.2 billion Over two years
Asian Development Bank $1.3 billion Over five years
United Kingdom $1.1 billion Through 2013
World Bank $1.1 billion Over five years
European Union $770 million Through 2010
Germany $653 million Through 2010
Canada $600 million N/A
Norway $500 million Over five years
United Arab Emirates $250 million N/A
Australia $234 million Over three years
Italy $195 million Over three years
Saudi Development Fund $118 million N/A
Aga Khan Development Network $100 million Over five years
Denmark $84 million N/A
Iran $50 million Over three years
South Korea $30 million Over three years
China $2.2 million N/A

 

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