The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Government of the United States of America

UN Development Programme

As a Small Island Developing State (SIDS), the Maldives faces many unique challenges. The development needs of SIDS, as articulated by the Sustainable Development Goals, will require massive investment in infrastructure. UNOPS is committed to helping SIDS fight challenges brought on by climate change and to ensuring countries, like the Maldives, reach their development goals.

Currently, UNOPS provides infrastructure support to enhance water security and climate resiliency across the country. This includes developing climate-resilient infrastructure, management of ground and freshwater resources, coastal protection, wastewater management, and the development of effective drainage systems and low-carbon energy strategies.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Maldives

    • Delivered a range of critical water and sanitation facilities, increasing the resilience of the Maldivian people.

  • 3.33
    CO2 emissions
    CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)

    Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2014)

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