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UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will give a TED talk on how better infrastructure can improve gender equality.
The first regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters. You can watch the live proceedings of the Executive Board via UN Web TV or follow #unopsEB on Twitter.
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting engages the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape global, regional and industry agendas, with the goal of improving the state of the world. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will be participating in this event.
Slush is a not-for-profit movement that creates and helps the next generation of groundbreaking entrepreneurs – all in the name of uniting the tech communities to solve the most meaningful problems of our time. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is participating in the event.
What does good governance mean for cities and what will it take to align city priorities with the objectives of the Paris Agreement? UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will join mayors and climate governance leaders from around the world at a session of the 2019 C40 Summit titled ‘Accelerating climate action through good governance’, to explore why good governance lies at the heart of climate leadership. The C40 Summit will be attended by UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the UN – and the only one in which all 193 Member States have equal representation. During the General Assembly, Member States discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the UN Charter.
The Second regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss UNOPS work and the Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement on 6 September 2019. You can watch all the proceedings live via UN Web TV or follow #unopsEB on Twitter.
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.
The Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters 3-7 June 2019. Board documents are available on the UNOPS website. The UNOPS segment will take place on 7 June from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (New York time), during which UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will deliver a statement and present UNOPS Annual Report of the Executive Director to the Executive Board. The entire meeting will be streamed live on UN Web TV.
The joint meeting of the Executive boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN Women and WFP will take place in New York at the UN Headquarters.
Hosted by the Governments of Norway, Iraq, Somalia and the United Arab Emirates, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the UN Population Fund and the International Committee of the Red Cross, this conference will focus on various aspects of conflict-related sexual violence. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in a panel discussion on humanitarian innovation that will look at new ways of combating sexual and gender-based violence.