The financial report and audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020 have been published here.
Taking note of the unqualified audit opinion issued by the United Nations Board of Auditors, the Pension Board approved the financial statements of the Fund for the year ended 31 December 2020 at its 69th session held from 22-30 July 2021.
Below are the outlines of the 2020 audited financial statements.
During the year ending 31 December 2020, there was an increase in the net assets available for benefits of $9,477.2 million (in 2019 there was an increase of $11,258.4 million). The increase was primarily attributable to investment income for the year.
The actuarial present value of accumulated plan benefits with adjustments as of 31 December 2020 amounted to $63,259 million (without adjustments, the amount was $46,391 million), which was exceeded by net assets available for benefits of $81,512 million.
Total contributions to the Fund for 2020 amounted $2,847.1 million (2019: $2,688.9 million), reflecting an $158.3 million (+5.9%) over the 2019 total contributions. Over the same period, pension benefits amounted to $2,789.0 million (2019: $2,700.0 million), reflected an increase of $89 million (+3.3%) over the 2019 amount.