The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

  • Global Innovation Challenge

    Global Innovation Challenge

    Adapting to climate change needs fresh ideas, creative solutions & new technologies.

  • Mission, vision, purpose

    With the values and principles of the United Nations and the innovation and efficiency of a self-financed institution, we help people build better lives

  • Building better lives

    UNOPS is driven by a passion to fight inequalities and to provide opportunities to those most vulnerable.

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.


Insights

Ideas, analysis, solutions
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

  • When Nepal shook

    In 2015, Nepal experienced two earthquakes, which had a devastating human impact. Over 5.6 million people were affected and 2.8 million people displaced. UNOPS together with partners has been helping thousands of people to rebuild their homes and ensure they can withstand future earthquakes.

  • 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.

  • 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.