The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

  • Making waves

    Making waves

    The people of Saint Lucia build their lives close to the water, but some struggle to find the freshwater they need — to drink, to cook with, to live.

  • Innovative solutions

    Innovative solutions

    UNOPS has the expertise and the passion to address some of the world’s greatest challenges.

  • The time for women is now

    Allow us to introduce you to a few inspiring women who have forged their own path in a still unequal world.

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 highlights




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  • $400 M
    To local suppliers

    More than $400 million worth of procurement budgets went to local suppliers in 2016.

  • 3M
    Days of paid work for beneficiaries

    In 2016, UNOPS created more than three million labour days of paid work for beneficiaries – most of them generated as part of infrastructure projects.

  • 2,000
    Tonnes less CO2 emitted

    Measuring our impact on the planet is a foundation of sustainability. In 2016, UNOPS emitted nearly 2,000 tonnes less greenhouse gases than in 2015, reinforcing our commitment to climate neutrality.


Ideas, analysis, solutions

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Featured videos

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    Operating in one of the most severe and complex crises in the world, the Iraq Internally Displaced Persons Information Centre recently handled its 100,000th call, marking a milestone in humanitarian efforts.

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    Our team visited a UN Mine Action Service project in Gaza to get a closer look at the unearthing of a deeply buried aerial bomb and what it takes to work as bomb disposal expert.

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    The one place on earth that reflects who we are … witnesses our joy … protects the things we treasure. Home. A four-letter word that means something different to each person.