The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

  • Build the future

    Infrastructure underpins sustainable development – touching every aspect of human life

  • Roads to Recovery

    Better road and health infrastructure is supporting communities across Darfur

  • 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

Conflict, climate change and infrastructure

Climate change could fuel conflict in fragile and conflict-affected areas. Infrastructure could help.


Featured videos

  • Roads to recovery

    Better road infrastructure is supporting people across Darfur. Find out how improved road conditions are benefiting their lives.

  • After the storms

    The UNESCO World Heritage site of Saint-Louis is fighting a problem that is all too common to coastal cities – erosion caused by rising seas.

  • 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