The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Mexico

Key partners

Government of Mexico

Government of Mexico City

National Bank of Public Works and Services

National Tourism Promotion Fund

Secretariat of Foreign Affairs

UNOPS in Mexico supports the government in the implementation of sustainable infrastructure and development projects.

UNOPS further supports initiatives that promote greater transparency, efficiency and effectiveness in public management and procurement processes, including in the areas of health, public transport and government assets.

Through this, the team brings international best practices in project management to all of its partners’ projects throughout the country.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Mexico

    • Promoted transparency and effective competition in the bidding process for Mexico City’s public transport network, generating significant savings for the government of Mexico.
    • Advised the Ministries of Finance and Health on key principles of effective public procurement, generating significant savings in the consolidated purchase of medicines.
    • Signed a landmark agreement with the government of Mexico for the efficient and transparent procurement of medicines and medical supplies with the highest international standards. The project will help to ensure greater access to healthcare for all Mexican people.

  • 5.52%
    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: data.worldbank.org (2017)

    3.94
    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 (2016)

    127.6M
    Population
    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: data.worldbank.org (2019)

  • Flag MX Contact Details

    UNOPS Mexico

    Ferrocarril de Cuernavaca 76-302, Lomas de Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo,

    Mexico City 11000

    Email: mexico@unops.org

We aim to take our partnership further — to develop more opportunities, working together in support of Mexico’s agenda to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.”

Grete Faremo - UNOPS Executive Director

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