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
A fresh start for peace
We’re supporting people in the Central African Republic to create a more peaceful future together.
A healthier future for Ghana
We’re helping Ghana build a future where better healthcare can be a reality for all its people.
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.
Project highlightsLEARN MORE
Improved crossing points are helping more than 1.5 million people to safely cross between Kosovo and Serbia every year – supporting economic development and regional stability.
Bringing life-saving supplies into Yemen
In the midst of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, we are helping to ensure essential goods continue to flow into Yemen to reach people in need.
Tackling maternal mortality in Kenya
Faced with some of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, rehabilitated health centres across the country are bringing improved services to an estimated 1.6 million people.
Fighting corruption. Improving healthcare
Improved transparency in Guatemala’s healthcare system is bringing improved services for around 3.2 million people and helping the government save an estimated $270 million.
A healthier future for Ghanaians
A new midwifery training college is helping to address one of the country’s most pressing challenges – access to safe maternal and child care.
Explore our work
- $560MTo local suppliersPROCUREMENT BUDGETS
Around $560 million worth of procurement budgets went to local suppliers in 2019.
- 5MDays of paid work for beneficiariesDAYS 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.
- 2MDays of paid work for women and young peopleDAYS 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.
InsightsIdeas, analysis, solutions
Sharing financial risks
The private and public sectors can work together to help spur local development – by sharing the financial risks and the rewards.
- Bringing medical help to rural communities
In the Upper East Region of Ghana, a three-wheeled vehicle makes its way down a bumpy rural road, raising a cloud of red dust behind it. It’s one of 80 ambulances that helps bring medical assistance to communities in some of the most remote parts of the region.
- 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
- Access to a quality education
Location or economic resources often limit educational opportunities. A scholarship programme is helping change that for students in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.