The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

Department of Social Prosperity

Food and Agriculture Organization

Korea International Cooperation Agency

Mayor's Office Medellín

UN Development Programme

Since 2012, UNOPS has supported UN agencies and the Government of Colombia with the implementation of a range of projects. Infrastructure, capacity building, sustainable procurement and transparency are among our key areas of work throughout the country.

As such, UNOPS is working with the Government of Colombia in a widespread housing initiative to provide jobs and improve the homes of thousands of people who were displaced or affected by years of conflict.

UNOPS also provides administrative, advisory and related services to partners in the country.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Colombia

    • Improved over 1,800 homes in four departments and created 370 direct jobs and 2,200 indirect jobs between 2014-2016.
    • Trained more than 300 public workers in sustainable project management.
    • Reviewed technical designs and studies for the Fondo Adaptación in the construction or reconstruction of 36 health infrastructures helping around 525,000 vulnerable people in 2014.

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    Maternal mortality ratio
    Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births)

    Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die from pregnancy-related causes while pregnant or within 42 days of pregnancy termination per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on the proportion of maternal deaths among non-AIDS deaths in women ages 15-49, fertility, birth attendants, and GDP.

    Source: (2015)

  • Flag CO Contact Details

    UNOPS Colombia

    Carrera 11A # 90-15 piso 5



    Tel: +57 616 23 66


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