UNOPS

News

  • 13 July 2016

    Where does the United Nations spend its funding?

    Most detailed report to date highlights where $17.6 billion was spent by the UN in 2015.

  • 30 June 2016

    Electrifying a hospital for 1.2 million people in Somalia

    A new electrical power system for Hargeisa Group Hospital will help save lives and improve the wellbeing of hospital patients.

  • 30 June 2016

    Cleaning up for good

    Kattankudy in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka faced overwhelming amounts of garbage and no place to dispose of it. With EU funding, UNOPS is implementing a sustainable waste management programme benefitting 80,000 residents.

  • 17 June 2016

    Building roads in a hostile environment

    Insurgent groups and instability: managing a construction project in Afghanistan has far greater challenges than delivering on time, to budget and to quality standards.

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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