UNOPS provides technical assistance for the implementation of the best environmental practices in construction, according to Panama's law, environmental impact and social responsibility. Photo: UNOPS

UNOPS has supported partners in Panama since 2007, providing a wide range of project management, infrastructure, procurement, human resource and advisory services. Projects focus on health, transportation, education, disaster risk reduction, water and sanitation, and environmental sustainability.

UNOPS is supporting the Government of Panama with the design and construction of a Humanitarian Hub for international emergency relief operations in the Americas and the Caribbean. The Humanitarian Logistics Centre will occupy an area of 6.12 hectares within the Panama Pacifico International Airport, former Howard Air Force Base, near to Panama Canal. The Hub include three warehouses, an administration building, training rooms, parking space, cargo handling areas, and a heliport.

Work in Panama focuses strongly on developing capacity in the region by providing technical advisory services. For example, UNOPS is providing advisory services to the staff of the Panamanian Social Security Fund to construct and equip 17 new clinics and hospitals in the country. UNOPS is also providing training to hospital staff on using the new equipment.



View data on UNOPS work in Panama.


In addition, we support multi-country programmes that have activities within Panama:

Regional support

The UNOPS Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office is based in Panama. This office oversees projects in countries across the Latin America region, such as health infrastructure projects in Belize, Dominica and Trinidad and Tobago.

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UNOPS is supporting the construction of a polyclinic in Colón, Panama. Photo UNOPS

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