The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)


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Procurement is an integral part of the work of UNOPS, which supports partners in ensuring the sustainable and timely implementation of peace and security, humanitarian and development efforts around the world. Through transparent and effective methods, UNOPS specializes in finding new ways to help governments make public procurement more efficient.

We advise governments to ensure that public procurement reaps benefits for the whole of society. We offer solutions to address fraud and corruption, increasing competitiveness and effectiveness. With over 20 years of specialized experience, UNOPS is the procurement provider of choice for many partners.

Advisory services

We offer dedicated solutions to increase transparency and efficiency throughout the supply chain. Our experts bring international best practices to strengthen local procurement and financial systems.

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UN Web Buy Plus

Supplying value, delivering results, changing lives. UNOPS cost-competitive and user-friendly e-Commerce solution takes care of complex procurement processes ensuring peace of mind. We offer a wide range of technical products made available through international competitive bidding in accordance with UNOPS rules and regulations.

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Procurement services

We help our partners increase their performance by reducing costs and leveraging economies of scale. Our market knowledge allows us to rapidly mobilize operations where local capacity is strained, such as relief and recovery operations in post-disaster settings.

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Ensuring procurement best practice 

We believe in measuring our work against international best practice. UNOPS is recognized as a global leader in sustainable procurement, having achieved the gold certificate from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

An unprecedented fourth: UNOPS again receives top-level award for sustainable procurement

For the fourth year in a row, UNOPS has received gold level distinction from the world's leading procurement and supply professional body, remaining the only organization globally to do so.

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What did we procure?

In 2020, UNOPS procured $1.3 billion worth of goods and services for its partners in more than 80 countries around the world. More than $600 million worth of procurement budgets went to local suppliers to lessen environmental impacts by reducing emissions and directly support local economies.

COVID-19: UNOPS updates from around the world

We’re supporting governments and partners on a range of response efforts