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The UNESCO World Heritage site of Saint-Louis is fighting a problem that is all too common to coastal cities – erosion caused by rising seas.
Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed visited a UNOPS-implemented project site that’s helping communities rebuild their lives and livelihoods after the 2017 landslide disaster.
A travelling theatre group helped remote communities in Nepal come together to talk about gender discrimination, violence and access to justice.
At current rates of progress, the Sustainable Development Goal towards sanitation and hygiene for all will not be achieved until next century. A more optimistic outlook emerged with today’s launch of the new Sanitation and Hygiene Fund.
Institutional investors from across the Nordic region will look at key events and opportunities within the investment world in 2020. As part of this event, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss how investing in green infrastructure can drive sustainable development and the role procurement can play in helping to create greener economies.
UNOPS is working closely with the UN family, governments and other partners to address immediate needs and respond to the longer-term impacts of COVID-19.
In Cambodia, an interactive smartphone app is helping educate students about the country’s devastating history under the Khmer Rouge.
Part of a series of online events held in conjunction with the 2020 G20 Presidency Agenda, this event examines how global trade and investment – key drivers for growth, innovation and job creation – have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in a panel discussion on supply chain resilience in the post-pandemic world.
During a virtual event hosted by the South African Norwegian Association, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss how gender-blind infrastructure could contribute to depriving women's rights to education, work and transport.
The report highlights ways SIDS can harness their unique resources to help islands overcome vulnerabilities, advance development and reap long-term benefits from infrastructure investments.
In its latest report, UNOPS explores the role of sustainable, resilient and inclusive infrastructure in overcoming challenges and enabling development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).