§ Mr. Sainsbury
British scientists play an active role in a number of UNESCO projects. In particular they are involved with the intergovernmental oceanographic organisation, of which we remain a member; the international hydrological programme; man and the biosphere programme; and the international geological correlation programme.
Financial support from ODA available to these projects from the money saved by our withdrawal from UNESCO totalled £296,000 in 1988–89. United Kingdom scientific consultants have also been involved in a number of UNESCO programmes.