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The government of Palau and UNOPS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to improve the quality, availability and access to primary healthcare services through resilient infrastructure.
With 1.4 million euros from the government of Norway, UNOPS will support the government of Montenegro in efforts to encourage development and reduce regional disparity across the country.
UN organizations spent $18.8 billion on goods and services over the year 2018, according to a new report published by UNOPS on behalf of the UN system.
Under-Secretary-General Grete Faremo delivers statement at the 2019 Annual Session of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS in New York.
Statement by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, to UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board Annual Session, New York – 7 June 2019
Intervention by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS
As part of a global initiative led by the President of the UN General Assembly, a music festival on the island of Antigua will bring together musicians, artists, celebrities, policy leaders and innovators to raise awareness on the issue of plastic pollution.
A tripartite agreement has been signed with the government of Kenya and Sustainable Housing Solutions in the latest step for UNOPS Social Impact Investment Initiative.
Over four years ago two major earthquakes devastated many lives in Nepal. Along with partners we’re helping thousands of women and men rebuild their homes and livelihoods, for a chance at a brighter and more secure future.
In 2015, following two massive earthquakes, the people of Nepal found themselves standing amid their crumbling houses. More than four years on, we are working with partners on a range of initiatives that are helping these communities rebuild their homes to be stronger and more resilient – so that they can look forward to a more secure future.
Organized by the European Commission, this two-day event brings the development community together to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. This year’s theme is ‘Addressing inequalities: Building a world which leaves no one behind.’ UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in a panel organized by the Directorate‑General for Economic and Financial Affairs on fostering inclusive growth – matching efficiency with fairness for sustained development.
The India-UN Development Partnership Fund supports Southern-owned and led, demand-driven and transformational sustainable development projects across the developing world, with a focus on least developed countries and Small Island Developing States. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will speak at an event marking the Fund’s second anniversary.