The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

  • Finding light amid Yemen’s darkest times

    Improved access to essential services is changing the way people of Yemen live their lives.

  • Dream big. Act boldly.

    As the UN turns 75, we reaffirm our commitment to help build a more equal, inclusive and sustainable future for all.

  • COVID-19: UNOPS updates from around the world

    We’re supporting governments and partners on a range of response efforts

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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  • $560M
    To local suppliers
    PROCUREMENT BUDGETS

    Around $560 million worth of procurement budgets went to local suppliers in 2019.

  • 5M
    Days of paid work for beneficiaries
    DAYS 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.

  • 2M
    Days of paid work for women and young people
    DAYS 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.


Insights

Ideas, analysis, solutions
Building climate resilience

Building climate resilience

For Small Island Developing States, infrastructure must be able to weather the impacts of climate change.


Featured videos

  • Finding light amid Yemen's darkest times

    Across Yemen, restoring access to critical services – such as electricity – is desperately needed to improve health outcomes and basic living conditions.

  • Fighting for a better life: Blanca's story

    A mother. A boxer. A jill of all trades. Blanca’s determination is unparalleled. 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