Census and elections 

Project management and field implementation expertise make UNOPS an experienced partner for organizations or governments planning to conduct or support census and elections.

Employment opportunities available with the Electoral Assistance Division of the UN Secretariat. Click here for more.

Electoral education campaign for the 2009 provincial elections in Iraq

UNOPS has a proven track record in delivering the services that support successful implementation of census and elections projects, including procurement of goods, logistics, recruitment and administration of support personnel, infrastructure support, support to electoral observer missions and related development of national implementation capacity.


Helicopter delivery of mapping teams for the South Sudan census in 2007A national census is a complex and wide-ranging task that creates many logistical and administrative challenges, especially in countries recovering from conflict or natural disasters. UNOPS has a proven track record in delivering services for successful census operations, and always works according to United Nations guidelines.

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Conducting elections in peacebuilding settings represents a vast logistical challenge. Through its expertise in project management and procurement UNOPS has played a crucial role in supporting credible and transparent elections across the globe, facilitating the transition to democracy and boosting transparency in the public sector.

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UNOPS in action

Iraqi Elections 2009