The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

New York

Contact details

UNOPS New York

10 Grand Central

155 East 44th Street, 14th and 15th Floor

New York, NY 10017


Tel: +1 212 457 1800

The New York Office provides support and expertise to the UN Secretariat, alongside other New York-based UN partners with global outreach. The office is also a pivotal resource for UNOPS partnerships with UN Member States, through their Permanent Missions to the UN in New York.

Responding to our partners’ needs

Our New York Office is composed of:

The New York Portfolios Office (NYPO) leads the organization's New York-based portfolios to successfully deliver project and programme management as well as procurement, human resources, and financial management services for our partners with global mandates. Partners include the UN Secretariat, UN funds, programmes and agencies, and UN Member States.

The NYPO includes the Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) and the Sustainable Development Cluster (SDC).

New York Portfolios Office

  • Sustainable Development Cluster

    UNOPS Sustainable Development Cluster supports the UN Secretariat and New York-based UN partner agencies and initiatives by providing a range of support services for programmes with a global outreach. Our support – including technology, grant management services and expertise for development and special initiatives – reaches approximately 125 countries.


  • Peace and Security Cluster

    UNOPS Peace and Security Cluster works to improve safety and security in some of the world’s most challenging environments. The cluster works jointly with the UN, governments and other partners to  implement explosive threat management  projects, programmes and portfolios of every size, preparing the foundations for sustainable peace and development.


  • UNOPS Impact from New York

    • Assessed more than 11,000 kilometres of roads for explosive hazards, contributing to SDG16 (peace, justice and strong institutions).
    • Empowered a wide network of partners from civil society and local communities across +120 countries, to effectively deliver projects and programmes that support communities in need. These focused on the environment, national capacities, indigenous peoples, human rights, financial inclusion and women’s empowerment, contributing to SDG13 (climate action).
    • Developed and operated high-quality innovative digital information and technology solutions to support humanitarian coordination in fragile contexts for better analysis and decision-making for effective humanitarian action, contributing to SDG16 (peace, justice, and strong institutions).
    • Supported the Our Ocean Conference in cooperation with the government of Palau, to promote ocean protection and conservation, contributing to SDG13 (climate action).

The New York Board and External Relations Office oversees UNOPS relationships with various key entities, including the Executive Board of the UNDP, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and UNOPS, as well as UN Member States and the UN Secretariat.

Located in close proximity to the headquarters of several UN entities, this office also manages interactions with UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women, among others.

Furthermore, the office helps position UNOPS in various strategic initiatives and represents the organization in addressing UN system-wide issues that necessitate inter-agency collaboration and coordination.

Our clusters consistently go above and beyond, demonstrating the value-add that UNOPS provides, both here and across the world.

Dionyssia Geka - Director, New York Portfolios Office

New York Board and External Relations Office

The UNOPS New York Board and External Relations Office manages, on behalf of the Executive Office, relations with the Executive Board, UN Member States, the UN Secretariat and other UN partners headquartered in New York, as well as delivers on global strategic initiatives and priority issues.

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