The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

CD country flag Democratic Republic of the Congo

Key partners


Government of Japan

Korea International Cooperation Agency

UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo

World Bank

UNOPS provides services in infrastructure, procurement, and project, financial and human resources management in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo). Through the construction of sustainable infrastructure, we support our partners in a range of areas, including agriculture, health, and peace, security and stabilization. We also provides fund management services and supports our UN partners with human resources contracts management.

From Kinshasa, UNOPS DR Congo provides operational support for projects in Angola, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, and São Tomé and Príncipe,  and Seychelles.

Key Information

  • UNOPS Impact in Central Africa and DR Congo

    • Built and improved roads, bridges and other transportation infrastructure – often in remote areas – to enhance access to markets, health services and economic opportunities.
    • Helped strengthen the national health system through the construction and rehabilitation of 132 health centres, 27 storage depots for vaccinations and 16 regional distribution centres for drug supplies.
    • Constructed water infrastructure to provide 45,000 people living in rural areas with access to safe drinking water as well as supported the establishment of community-led water management committees.

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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: (2020)

    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)

  • Flag CD Contact Details

    UNOPS DR Congo

    34 Avenue Pumbu



    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Tel: +243 817 009 600

From footpaths to modern roads

In a remote area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, bridges provided access to local markets, benefitting some 340,000 people.

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