The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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key partners

Guatemala Tax Authority

Guatemalan Social Security Institute

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

UNOPS supports the government of Guatemala and other partners in their efforts to achieve sustainable development throughout the country. Through efficient, cost-effective and transparent support, UNOPS provides technical assistance in project management, infrastructure, procurement, and human resources and financial management services.

Our team supports a range of sectors including culture, education, environment, governance, health, justice, recreation, and water and sanitation.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Guatemala

    • Facilitated savings in medical procurement activities that could be re-allocated to build new health facilities, reduce the cost of medical services and extend insurance coverage to migrant populations.
    • Worked with partners to promote women's empowerment and economic growth.
    • Provided support to a range of rural development strategies.

  • 5.81%
    Current health expenditure
    Current health expenditure (% of GDP)

    Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year. This indicator does not include capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.

    Source: (2020)

    Total population

    Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

    Source: (2021)

    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: (2021)

  • Flag GT Contact Details

    UNOPS Guatemala

    3ª Avenida 12-38, zona 10, oficina 218

    Edificio Paseo Plaza

    Ciudad de Guatemala

    Guatemala, 01010

    Tel: +502 2365 7891 | +502 2369 4628


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