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.
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.
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).
+4,000 vehicles procured
Over 7,000 personnel in 80 countries
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.
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.
My hands, my mind, my people
Implemented more than
of peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects
Opened an estimated
Implemented up to
active projects worldwide
was active in more than
countries around the world