Thousands of people have been affected by a devastating mudslide and torrential rains in the country's capital Freetown.
In Paraguay, the President of the Republic announced the next stage of a project to modernize agriculture in rural areas, with Itaipú Binational, supported by UNOPS.
President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma launched the Mini-Grid at Conakry Dee, Kaffu Bullom Chiefdom in Port Loko District on Friday 28 July.
Signed on 12 July, the new agreement will help streamline UNOPS ongoing operations in the country.
Mobile telecom operator Ooredoo, Myanmar’s Ministry of Health and Sports, UNOPS, and regional government and community attended the ceremony.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo delivered remarks to the Joint Meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, and UNICEF, UN-Women and WFP in New York.
New medical equipment donated by the Government of Canada will help speed up diagnostic procedures and increase patient safety in Ukraine.
On the side lines of the UN Ocean Conference in New York this week, a new agreement signed today signals the beginning of joint work on development projects in the Pacific country.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo delivered a speech reporting to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive board in New York.
This week in New York, UNOPS and the Pacific island country of Nauru pledged to start working together on development projects.
On the side lines of the UN Ocean Conference in New York this week, a new agreement signed today signals the beginning of joint work on development projects in the Caribbean country.
In New York this week, UNOPS Executive Director met with UN agencies, the private sector and advocacy groups to discuss common ways forward in support of coastal communities and ocean sustainability.
UNOPS Deputy Executive Director delivered a statement on behalf of UNOPS Executive Director, Grete Faremo, to Executive Board Members in New York today.
At the two-day event in Jordan, Grete Faremo discussed the importance of infrastructure that responds to the immediate needs of people and societies.
At an official ceremony this month, the Government of Japan displayed its continued support to the people and Government of Jordan with the award of a new grant, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
At the World Economic Forum on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Phnom Penh this week, Grete Faremo participated in a panel discussion on the region’s impact on the global economy.
A new project is designed to strengthen community policing and public order in 20 districts in Ukraine.
UNOPS is seeking diverse articles for an upcoming publication on how procurement can support the Sustainable Development Goals.
UNOPS and We Are The Oceans (WATO) will work together in support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14
Afghanistan is one of three polio-endemic countries in the world. A new, first-of-its-kind centre will work towards eliminating the disease for good.
Agriculture is a leading sector and a vital source of economic growth in Ethiopia. UNOPS sustainable procurement service is helping the country build up its national and regional capacity in this area.
The Military Medical Clinical Centre of the Central Region in Vinnytsia is one of six hospitals throughout Ukraine to receive medical equipment with support from the Government of Japan.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo delivers keynote address at European Central Bank Conference on Innovation, co-hosted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
UN Web Buy Plus brings increased efficiency and innovation to the procurement marketplace
The UNOPS Executive Director discussed the opportunities for businesses in helping to implement the SDGs during the Næringslivets Konferanse for Internasjonalisering og Utvikling.
UNOPS presents road map on building sustainable and robust infrastructure to officials from the Government of the State of Palestine.
UNOPS Executive Director spoke about the unique challenges faced by small island developing states in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, slammed into the Philippines. A new project is helping part of the country continue to rebuild.
Six common crossing points between Serbia and Kosovo will boost free trade, movement of people and regional cooperation.
The District General Hospital of Vavuniya can do what it does best — care for the health of people — without worrying about sewage and waste water contaminating the environment.
UNOPS Executive Director is in New York for a week of meetings, including her first visit with new UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. She will deliver her statement at the first regular session of the Executive Board on Tuesday.
The Central Clinical Hospital of the State Border Guard Service in Kiev is one of six hospitals to benefit from a project aimed at improving diagnostic procedures in the country.
UNOPS marks another milestone towards its long-term climate goals and announces full climate neutrality for its 2015 operations.
UNOPS has a long-standing relationship with Denmark. This January we met Ms. Ulla Tørnæs, Danish Minister of Development Cooperation, to talk about future priorities.
UNOPS joined other UN agencies and international organizations in Geneva this week to formally endorse the “green” procurement of health commodities.
A new agreement with the Government of Japan signals the start of a new project that aims to develop a transport service especially for women, in parts of Pakistan.
UNOPS Executive Director delivered a keynote speech in Amsterdam today, at the Global Impact Investing Network’s Investor Forum.
As part of UNOPS efforts to further support sustainable procurement, the forum provided small- and medium-sized businesses, including those owned by women, with ideas and tools to encourage their success.
On an official visit, UNOPS Executive Director stresses importance of improving the lives of local populations.
The Executive Directors of UN Environment and UNOPS spoke about the need to expand partnership beyond operations to joint resource mobilization.