The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Changing lives through the power of theatre
A travelling theatre group helped remote communities in Nepal come together and challenge social norms
Promoting peace through innovative learning
In Cambodia, a smartphone app is helping educate students about the country’s history under the Khmer Rouge.
COVID-19: UNOPS updates from around the world
We’re supporting governments and partners on a range of response efforts
UNOPS helps the UN and its partners provide peace and security, humanitarian and development solutions.
Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development. We are focused on implementation, with a commitment to UN values and private sector efficiency.
Project highlightsLEARN MORE
Improved crossing points are helping more than 1.5 million people to safely cross between Kosovo and Serbia every year – supporting economic development and regional stability.
Bringing life-saving supplies into Yemen
In the midst of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, we are helping to ensure essential goods continue to flow into Yemen to reach people in need.
Restoring Indonesian peatlands
We’re working to restore over 2.6 million hectares of forest and peatlands and safeguard one of nature’s most effective ways of mitigating global warming.
Fighting corruption. Improving healthcare
Improved transparency in Guatemala’s healthcare system is bringing improved services for around 3.2 million people and helping the government save an estimated $270 million.
A healthier future for Ghanaians
A new midwifery training college is helping to address one of the country’s most pressing challenges – access to safe maternal and child care.
Explore our work
- $560MTo local suppliersPROCUREMENT BUDGETS
Around $560 million worth of procurement budgets went to local suppliers in 2019.
- 5MDays of paid work for beneficiariesDAYS OF PAID WORK CREATED FOR BENEFICIARIES
In 2019, UNOPS created around 5 million days of paid work for beneficiaries – most of them generated as part of infrastructure projects.
- 2MDays of paid work for women and young peopleDAYS OF PAID WORK FOR WOMEN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Of the 5 million days of paid work created for beneficiaries in 2019, almost 2 million of these days were undertaken by women and young people.
InsightsIdeas, analysis, solutions
Conflict, climate change and infrastructure
Climate change could fuel conflict in fragile and conflict-affected areas. Infrastructure could help.
- After the storms
The UNESCO World Heritage site of Saint-Louis is fighting a problem that is all too common to coastal cities – erosion caused by rising seas.
- Bringing positive change through the power of theatre
As part of a project to improve policing and security in Nepal, forum theatre is helping bring communities together to discuss the injustices they face and explore what they can do about it.
- UNOPS: Building the Future
Every day, when faced with the unexpected, people in all corners of the world adapt, persevere and show incredible strength. Imagine if the infrastructure that supports them was just as resilient