Our services

UNOPS manages physical infrastructure projects in some of the world's most challenging environments. Our proven track-record allows partners to benefit from economies of scale, shared knowledge and specialized expertise.



We provide infrastructure services in the following areas: 


UNOPS helps partners deliver successful public infrastructure projects, including schools, hospitals, courthouses, prisons and United Nations buildings. Promoting sustainable design and construction, we strive to ensure our projects are culturally and environmentally appropriate. We implement projects in over 80 countries, from Somalia to Myanmar. From 2010 to 2013, UNOPS constructed or rehabilitated 233 schools, 39 courthouses, 39 hospitals and 29 prisons. Read more 

  • Nastas Andrić,

    Nastas Andrić,

    UNOPS Engineer, Serbia

    “Team work and efficiency are things I value the most in my role with UNOPS. We all have a wide range of knowledge and communicate so well with each other — I am one...

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​Transport infrastructure

UNOPS supports partners in delivering vital transport infrastructure such as roads, bridges, airports and harbours. We focus on limiting the environmental impact of projects through planning and close consultation with local communities. From 2010 to 2013, UNOPS constructed or rehabilitated 10,735 kilometres of road, 154 bridges, 26 harbours and 11 airstrips . Read more


Water and waste management

UNOPS offers vital community infrastructure services, such as water and sanitation and waste management services. We have experience implementing various projects related to improved infrastructure for potable water, water treatment facilities, and sewage systems. Recognizing the scarcity of water resources and the impact of waste on air and water pollution, our projects not only improve physical infrastructure but also address necessary environmental safeguarding, training, and capacity building needs. From 2010 to 2013, UNOPS constructed or rehabilitated 176 wells, 138 water treatment plants, 49 waste management sites and 33 irrigation systems. Read more

Disaster risk reduction and recovery

UNOPS helps partners limit the impacts of climate change, natural hazards and rapid urbanization by increasing the resilience of communities through better infrastructure systems and capacity development. Working together with local communities and national authorities in all phases of the disaster cycle, UNOPS conducts infrastructure assessments to identify risks and vulnerabilities, and propose resilient infrastructure solutions. In the aftermath of a disaster, UNOPS aims to reconstruct and rehabilitate infrastructure to withstand future hazards. Read more