The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

BD country flag Bangladesh

Key partners

Government of Bangladesh

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

The World Bank

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office 

UN Development Programme

UN Women

UNOPS supports the government of Bangladesh and other key development partners in achieving their goals and objectives in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Since 2003, UNOPS has supported several national projects in capacity development and infrastructure building with a focus on procurement, human resources management, finance, and project management.

Together with partners, we help build national capacities, improve the resilience of communities across the country and support the implementation of the SDGs.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Bangladesh

    • UNOPS is currently working with the government of Bangladesh in strengthening its engineering department through technical and advisory support.

    • With funding from the Global Fund and partnering with the Directorate General of Health Services, UNOPS is building medical-grade oxygen generating plants for more than 25 hospitals across Bangladesh.

    • One of the largest interventions of UNOPS in Bangladesh in recent times includes responding to the growing humanitarian needs caused by the Rohingya influx in 2017. UNOPS managed funds from the United Kingdom's Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office for the Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response Programme. UNOPS also provided programme support to improve access to critical services as well as assistance to prevent gender-based violence in collaboration with 32 partners, which include UN agencies, INGOs and NNGOs.

    Download UNOPS Bangladesh Office's 2023 Annual Report 

  • 85.2%
    Access to electricity
    Access to electricity (% of population)

    Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.

    Source: (2021)

    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: (2021)

    Total population

    Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

    Source: (2021)

  • Flag BD Contact Details

    Contact details

    Road 54/A, House no. 14, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212



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