The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
UNOPS maximizes the economic, social and environmental sustainability of our partners’ projects to better serve communities in need.
When Nepal Shook
After the devastating 2015 earthquakes in Nepal, we’re helping thousands of people rebuild their homes and livelihoods, for a chance at a brighter, more secure future.
UNOPS helps people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.
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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Lives on the line
Connecting needs to assistance for more than 300,000 people fleeing violence in Iraq.
Sustaining peace in Colombia
In support of the national peace process, UNOPS is working with the government to reduce the drivers of displacement, by improving family homes in over 60 locations, for around 28,000 people.
Modernizing family farming in Paraguay
Helping farmers cultivate over 40,000 hectares of agricultural land more efficiently to increase yields and strengthen food security and livelihoods.
Laying the groundwork for Serbia’s sustainable development
Helping strengthen local capacity, competitiveness of local economies, social inclusion and access to employment to improve the lives of over 270,000 people.
Bringing life-saving supplies into Yemen
Monitoring the supply of millions of tonnes of food and emergency supplies for Yemen.
Lighting up rural Sierra Leone
Providing rural electrification for up to 360,000 people living in villages across Sierra Leone.
A new future for rural Myanmar
Reaching more than three million smallholder farmers and landless people in rural Myanmar through grants and micro finance solutions.
Supporting the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism
Working together to rebuild after conflict by helping bring millions of tonnes of building materials into Gaza.
Explore our work
- $420 MTo local suppliersPROCUREMENT BUDGETS
Over $420 million worth of procurement budgets went to local suppliers in 2018.
- 5MDays of paid work for beneficiariesNUMBER 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 MNumber of labour days created for womenDays 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.
InsightsIdeas, analysis, solutions
BUILDING A WORLD THAT LEAVES NO ONE BEHIND
Inclusive infrastructure is vital for sustainable development.
- 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.
- Giving power to Sierra Leone
For too long, community health centres across rural Sierra Leone have been forced to operate with little access to power. Now, a forward-thinking project aims to strengthen energy infrastructure in these areas, improving essential services for over 300,000 residents.
- 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.