The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
The 21st International Meeting of National Mine Action Programme Directors and United Nations Advisers will focus on the theme of advancing protection, peace and development.
The Global Opportunity Report 2018 will highlight the possibilities and solutions for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in the launch of the report.
The first regular session of the United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Population Fund and UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters.
The UNOPS strategic plan, 2018-2021, is focused on implementation for impact. The plan provides direction to support Member States and the Secretary-General in realizing sustainable development and more peaceful, just and equitable societies.
Hosted by the World Bank in the run-up to International Anti-Corruption Day, this panel discussion will focus on how to engage and achieve results when working in high corruption risk environments. Nicholas George, Director of UNOPS Washington Office, will participate in the panel discussion.
Co-hosted by UNOPS and Denmark's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this event aims to create awareness of both the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the opportunities for businesses in helping to achieve them. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss how the United Nations and the private sector can work together under SDG 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
Speech by Grete Faremo, Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UNOPS at event co-hosted with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark, 5 November 2017
During the Blockchain Summit, more than 60 speakers will discuss the impact and benefits of blockchain technology on businesses. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will moderate a session on how blockchain can help develop emerging markets.
The Chief Executives Board for Coordination brings together the executive heads of 31 specialized organizations to deliver as one at the global, regional and country levels. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in the Board's second regular session.
Speech by Grete Faremo, Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UNOPS at the EFQM Forum Event in Madrid, 26 October 2017
This year's EFQM Forum will focus on how enhanced agility can help organizations working in turbulent environments to seize onto game-changing opportunities and shift resources. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will give a speech entitled 'Agilising a business process' on the opening day of the event.
The 'Women in Consulting' event allows participants to develop an understanding of management consulting at Boston Consulting Group. Participants will take part in a hands-on workshop simulation, which will allow them to gain more insights into the organization's casework. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will give a keynote speech during the event.