The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

BR country flag Brazil

Key partners

Brazilian Company of Hospital Services

Federal District Government

Government of Mato Grosso

Human Rights Secretariat

UN Development Programme

World Bank

UNOPS supports the government of Brazil and UN agencies by providing project management, procurement, infrastructure, human resources and advisory services. We support our partners’ projects primarily in the areas of social, health and detention system infrastructure.

UNOPS further works to establish public private partnerships with Brazilian companies.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Brazil

    • Improved social and education centres for young people in detention to better protect their rights and meet Brazilian and international standards.
    • Renovated and built shelters for women victims of violence and nurseries for the Rio de Janeiro government.
    • Provided project management support in the construction of university hospitals to promote research, training and improved health care for citizens.
    • Supported the collaboration between the governments of Cuba and Brazil to assist the government of Haiti’s efforts to improve healthcare infrastructure throughout Haiti.
    • Read UNOPS contribution to the Brazilian Association for the Development of Hospital Building’s publication on ‘Heath infrastructure in Latin America’.

  • 9.47%
    Current health expenditure
    Current health expenditure (% of GDP)

    Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year. This indicator does not include capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.

    Source: (2017)

    CO2 emissions
    CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)

    Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.

    Source: (2018)

    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: (2020)

  • Flag BR Contact Details

    SCS Qd. 2 Ed. Serra Dourada, Sala 410 – Brasília, DF –

    CEP 70300-902


    Tel: +55 61 3204-7200


Active projects in the region

Explore further