• Vicente Huaquisto,

    Vicente Huaquisto,

    driver at UNOPS in Peru

    “I am very proud to be a member of the UNOPS family. The projects and partners we work with really benefit those who need it most.”

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The Nairobi Liaison Office focuses on strengthening and further developing UNOPS partnerships with UN Environment and the ​UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)​.  

UNOPS supports partners in the implementation of projects through the delivery of effective sustainable project management, infrastructure and procurement, including support services and capacity building.

Partne​ring with UN Environment


In November 2012, UNOPS and UN Environment signed a global Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen collaboration. The Memorandum highlights areas of service that reinforce sustainable development solutions.

Together, they help to ensure the comprehensive and effective delivery of sustainable projects for governments, development partners and communities.

In recent years, UNOPS and UN Environment have fostered an active partnership, collaborating on over 40 projects at the global, regional and country levels, with a focus on climate change, disasters and conflict, ecosystem management, chemicals and waste, and resource efficiency.

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This partnership includes technical cooperation under the 10YFP, focusing on sustainable public procurement, sustainable buildings and construction, and the Environmental Management Group, focusing on climate neutrality and environmental management systems.

Additionally, UNOPS supports several UN Environment-administered secretariats and networks, such as the Climate & Clean Air Coalition, the Climate Technology Centre & Network and the Global Environment Facility-Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel, through operational support services.​​​​​

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Partne​ring with UN-Habitat​


Over the last decade,  UNOPS and UN-Habitat have worked together on a variety of engagements, from UNOPS providing global administrative support to collaboration on emergency flood response in Sudan.

Projects include administrative and HR support, secretariat and network support services, grant management, infrastructure desig​n, construction management and procurement.

In the implementation of the New Urban Agenda, UN-Habitat and UNOPS are working to strengthen their partnership, building on their respective mandates and expertise to help meet the needs of growing urban populations, including in housing, infrastructure, transportation, energy and basic services.​​​

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