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

  • Opportunities for education

    A scholarship programme is helping to build the leaders of tomorrow.

  • Inclusive infrastructure

    Infrastructure must be built to serve all people’s needs.

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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Sharing financial risks

Sharing financial risks

The private and public sectors can work together to help spur local development – by sharing the financial risks and the rewards.


Featured videos

  • Better healthcare in action: Luisa’s story

    In an emergency, every minute can mean the difference between life and death.

    Just shy of her second birthday, Luisa was admitted to the Quetzaltenango Hospital, where she would spend the next two months fighting for her life. If it wasn’t for recently improved emergency healthcare services and available medicines, doctors believe she may not be with us today.

  • 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

  • Helping communities affected by displacement

    Decades of instability have caused untold suffering for people throughout the Central African Republic. As part of efforts to alleviate their hardship, a multifaceted project funded by the World Bank is helping to lay the foundations for peace and improve living conditions for people across the country.