The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Build the future
The 2020 Sustainability Report gives a flavour of the breadth of our support to partners around the world.
Better prospects for Niger’s farmers
Harnessing Niger’s agricultural potential can help address food insecurity and ensure communities become more resilient to climate change.
COVID-19: UNOPS updates from around the world
We’re supporting governments and partners on a range of response efforts
UNOPS provides infrastructure, procurement and project management services to help build the future.
To support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, we respond to our partners’ needs and help increase the effectiveness of peace and security, humanitarian and development projects around the world.
Project highlightsLEARN MORE
Faced with widespread medicine shortages, UNOPS is procuring billions of dollars worth of medicines and medical supplies for the people of Mexico.
Marshall Islands. Micronesia. Palau. Papua New Guinea. Samoa. They span the Pacific Ocean and face a unique set of challenges in this pandemic.
When the pandemic hit, Western Balkan governments raced to source emergency supplies and equipment to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Across Yemen, restoring access to critical services – such as electricity – is desperately needed to improve health services and basic living conditions.
Cyclone Idai brought strong winds and heavy rainfall to south-east Africa – and left a trail of destruction and devastation in its wake.
Explore our work
- $600Mto local suppliersBUILDING LOCAL ECONOMIES
One of the most reliable ways we help develop local economies is through our expertise in procurement. We encourage local procurement across all of our projects and track these results.
- 3MDays of paid work for beneficiariesTHE JOBS WE CREATE
Our commitment to sustainability is underlined by the jobs we create in the communities where we work. Of the 3.4 million days of paid work created for beneficiaries – nearly 850,000 of these days were undertaken by women.
- 38,000days of technical workTHE KNOWLEDGE WE BRING
A core contribution to social sustainability and developing national capacity is through passing our skills and experience to the people we work with on our projects.
InsightsIdeas, analysis, solutions
How can data make mine action better?
Data tells a complex story of an indiscriminate opponent – mines and other explosive ordnance. But new innovations are helping us better understand them.
- Better prospects for Niger’s farmers
Greater support for farmers in Niger is helping to improve food security, boost local economies and make communities more resilient.
- Roads to recovery
Better road infrastructure is supporting people across Darfur. Find out how improved road conditions are benefiting their lives.
- UNOPS: Build the future
Across the world, COVID-19 brought life as we knew it to a stop. Lives have been lost. Livelihoods and economies disrupted. But the pandemic has also demonstrated our resilience and ability to find solutions.