The World Bank and UNOPS signed an agreement today for a US$150 million project to restore basic services in some of Yemen’s cities hardest hit by the ongoing conflict.
The World Bank announced today a new project aimed at restoring basic services in some of the cities hardest hit by the ongoing conflict.
UNOPS launches its new ‘Possibilities Portal,’ bringing innovation to the fore to help empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the world.
Our second Sustainability Report is out! It showcases UNOPS key achievements in 2016 and highlights our contributions to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo visited Serbia 25-28 September 2017 to meet with Serbian government officials, as well as ambassadors from Norway, Switzerland and the European Union (EU).
A new UNOPS publication examines the vital role procurement plays in driving sustainable development – both for today’s generation and the ones to follow.
On the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, a new agreement signed today in New York signals the beginning of joint work on development projects in the African island nation.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is in New York attending the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.
Response to media coverage regarding UNOPS operations and legal status
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and UNOPS have launched a new partnership to respond to the unprecedented pace of urbanization where cities are now home to more than half of the global population.
The Guatemala Social Security Institute (IGSS) has reported an estimated 50% savings in the purchase of medicines with support from UNOPS.
With funding from the UK’s Department for International Development, UNOPS distributes 1,000 solar lanterns to Sierra Leone’s Office of National Security
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.