The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
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The impacts of this rapidly evolving health pandemic are now being felt in every corner of the world. UNOPS is working closely with the UN family, governments and other partners to support mitigation and response efforts.
In the midst of a global health pandemic, United Nations teams around the world are supporting efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). UNOPS stands ready to support efforts.
In March 2019, Cyclone Idai destroyed approximately 50,000 households and displaced over 60,000 people in the country, causing as much as $622 million worth of damage. With the World Bank and partners, UNOPS is managing key recovery efforts.
The appointment paves the way for the initiative to officially launch operations from its new base in Helsinki, Finland.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed between UNOPS and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ InS) will enable collaboration on sustainable development initiatives in some of the world’s most challenging environments.
In partnership with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), UNOPS will manage the procurement of equipment and supplies for the Palestinian National School for Administration in Ramallah.
The two UN organizations jointly launched a free education module that explores gender equality through a procurement lens.
Previously, different government agencies didn’t have access to consistent crime and case statistics – now they do.
The first agreement of its kind, the Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership will support public prosecution reforms in Ukraine, contributing to a fair and more open society.
With nearly $1.1 million of funding from the government of Japan, UNOPS procured and delivered medical equipment for hospitals in Kharkiv and Lviv, Ukraine.
Grete Faremo led the event at TEDxFrederiksberg held in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark