The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Report Wrongdoing

UNOPS takes all reports of alleged wrongdoing seriously.

The Internal Audit and Investigations Group (IAIG) has sole responsibility for conducting investigations into misconduct within UNOPS. IAIG is the principal channel to receive allegations of fraud and corruption.

Harassment allegations should be sent to the harassment hotline, which is monitored by UNOPS People and Change Group.

Non-staff members (e.g., staff of other UN agencies, contractors, or vendors) may also report allegations of wrongdoing directly to IAIG.

  • Fraud, corruption and all other misconduct

    Where to report

    Supervisor, IAIG or Fraud Hotline

    How to report


    Tel: +45 4533 7654 (fraud hotline voicemail worldwide system)


    Marmorvej 51, PO Box 2695

    2100 Copenhagen


  • Protection from Retaliation

    Where to report

    UNOPS personnel are protected from retaliation for having reported allegations of wrongdoing or cooperating in good faith with an audit or investigation. Any personnel who fears or experiences retribution or retaliation after reporting suspected wrongdoing, or cooperating with an audit or investigation, can report the matter to the Ethics Officer. 

    How to report


    Copenhagen: +45 4533 7500
    New York: +1 212 457 4080

  • Discrimination, harassment and abuse of authority

    Where to report

    UNOPS People and Change Group

    How to report


IAIG accepts anonymous complaints, excluding situations of possible sexual or workplace harassment.

It is often difficult to investigate anonymous complaints, as additional information is often required. IAIG encourages people to provide at least an anonymous email address.

IAIG will look into your complaint and review the information you provided. When reporting misconduct or fraud, people are encouraged to be as specific as possible, including the basic details of who, what, where, when, how and why any of these incidents occurred.

IAIG will then determine if your complaint falls within its mandate. If not, IAIG will refer the matter to the relevant office. After analysis, and if appropriate, allegations will be investigated to determine whether wrongdoing has occurred.

Malicious complaints

Where a complainant provides information that he or she knew or should have known was false, the complaint may be considered to be a malicious complaint. Providing knowingly false information to IAIG by UNOPS personnel constitutes misconduct. UNOPS will sanction any personnel who deliberately makes a false accusation or intentionally provides false information.

Honest mistakes or errors do not constitute misconduct.