The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Washington Liaison Office

Contact details

UNOPS Washington Liaison Office

1775 K Street NW

Washington, DC 20006



Our Washington Liaison Office supports and strengthens relationships with UNOPS partners based in North America.

This includes the World Bank Group, United States Department of State, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the United States Congress. 

In addition, the Washington Liaison Office manages UNOPS relationships with the government of Canada.

Key information

  • Impact

    Through its work, the Washington Liaison Office has supported UNOPS project teams to:

    • Construct or rehabilitate +2,000 km of urban and feeder roads and 100 health centers in some of the most fragile environments, such as the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea and Yemen with funding from the World Bank.

    • Rehabilitate and equip 100 primary schools and 300 kindergartens in South Sudan and Jordan with the support of USAID.

    • Provide vital water and sanitation services to 1.3 million Yemenis, through the World Bank-funded Yemen Emergency Human Capital Project, implemented by UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNOPS.

    • Rehabilitate community infrastructure in Zimbabwe following Cyclone Idai, benefitting 27,400 people in coordination with 9 UN agencies.

  • +$1.3B
    delivered in projects financed by the World Bank Group

    Since 2017, UNOPS has delivered more than $1.3 billion in projects financed by the World Bank Group, primarily in fragile and conflict-affected states.

  • Key partners

    • World Bank Group

    • United States Department of State

    • United States Agency for International Development

    • Government of Canada

Continuing to improve access to essential water and sanitation services in Yemen

The World Bank’s International Development Association approved an additional $150 million grant to support the second phase of the Yemen Emergency Human Capital Project.

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