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NEWS

  • 6 October 2017

    Humanitarian hotline logs 100,000th call from displaced Iraqis

    Operating in one of the most severe and complex crises in the world, the Iraq IDP Information Centre (Iraq IIC) recently handled its 100,000th call, marking a milestone in humanitarian efforts.

  • 5 October 2017

    Their schools crumbled, but not their dreams

    In April 2015, when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, the ground beneath millions of people shook with a ferocity that changed their lives.

  • 2 October 2017

    Impact: A new UNOPS publication

    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.

  • 28 September 2017

    UNOPS Executive Director visits Serbia

    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).

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Colombia is at a crossroads. Over five decades of conflict have left around 220,000 dead. Millions of people ​​have been displaced. But a peace deal between the Government and rebels aims to open a new chapter in the nation’s history. Fifty years of armed conflict appears to be ending.​ ​​

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INSIGHTS
 

From disasters to resilience
Are disasters catastrophic events that cause extensive damage or loss of life? Not exactly. Here’s what they are, and how to build development projects to withstand them.​​


Last year, UNOPS:

  • Implemented more than

    of peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects

  • Opened an estimated

    vacancy positions

  • Implemented up to

    active projects worldwide

  • was active in more than

    countries around the world