The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

  • Sustainability

    UNOPS maximizes the economic, social and environmental sustainability of our partners’ projects to better serve communities in need.

  • When Nepal Shook

    After the devastating 2015 earthquakes in Nepal, we’re helping thousands of people rebuild their homes and livelihoods, for a chance at a brighter, more secure future.

  • Our mission

    Our mission

    UNOPS helps people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

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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Sustainability

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  • $420 M
    To local suppliers
    PROCUREMENT BUDGETS

    Over $420 million worth of procurement budgets went to local suppliers in 2018.

  • 5M
    Days of paid work for beneficiaries
    NUMBER OF CREATED LABOUR DAYS FOR BENEFICIARIES

    In 2018, UNOPS created more than 5 million labour days of paid work for beneficiaries – most of them generated as part of infrastructure projects.

  • 2.3 M
    Number of labour days created for women
    Days of paid work for female beneficiaries

    Of the more than 5 million days of paid work created for beneficiaries in 2018, more than 2.3 million of these days were undertaken by women.


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BUILDING A WORLD THAT LEAVES NO ONE BEHIND

Inclusive infrastructure is vital for sustainable development.


Featured videos

  • Stamping out malaria in the Greater Mekong

    Health workers and scientists are up against the clock to put an end to malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) once and for all. For many years, the region has been the epicentre of antimalarial drug resistance – a phenomenon that is threatening to thwart malaria control efforts globally.

  • Giving power to Sierra Leone

    For too long, community health centres across rural Sierra Leone have been forced to operate with little access to power. Now, a forward-thinking project aims to strengthen energy infrastructure in these areas, improving essential services for over 300,000 residents.

  • Building a better world

    Our vision is a world where people can live full lives supported by appropriate, sustainable and resilient infrastructure and by the efficient, transparent use of public resources in procurement and project management.