The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
COVID-19: UNOPS updates from around the world
We’re supporting governments and partners on a range of response efforts
Strengthening homes and communities
Across Argentina, improved infrastructure is changing the way people live their lives.
Roads to access, security, opportunity
With over 100 km of rural roads we're helping improve gender equality and better connect remote communities with essential services.
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.
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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.
Tackling maternal mortality in Kenya
Faced with some of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, rehabilitated health centres across the country are bringing improved services to an estimated 1.6 million people.
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
Health and safety on construction sites should be the norm, not the exception.
- Fighting for a better life: Blanca's story
A mother. A boxer. A jill of all trades. Blanca’s determination is unparalleled.
Blanca Nelly Gonzalez is a single mother of three boys living in the Palpalá settlement in Jujuy Province, Argentina. Her youngest son, Álvaro, is fighting leukemia and suffers from neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder of the nervous system. With support from several local cooperatives, UNOPS is helping Blanca build a new home for her family.
- 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
- Connecting communities in The Gambia
Accessing essential services, such as hospitals, schools and markets, is a major challenge for communities living in rural The Gambia.