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Recognizing UNOPS impact in the communities we serve

UNOPS is proud to announce the winners of the latest Project of the Year Awards – an internal initiative that celebrates the performance of high-quality projects.

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The UNOPS Project of the Year Awards is part of UNOPS annual awards ceremony which recognizes outstanding achievement. To represent our work across all regions, six projects were chosen out of some 900 projects UNOPS implemented in 2022.

Finalists and winning projects are assessed on a range of criteria including gender, diversity and social inclusion considerations, as well as project impact and contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals. The winning projects demonstrate excellence in project management and embody UNOPS mission, vision and values throughout their implementation.

The awards ceremony is an opportunity to acknowledge the dedication of UNOPS colleagues who, through the projects we implement, continue to serve communities in need and advance sustainable development.

Jorge Moreira da Silva - UNOPS Executive Director

“Their commitment and steadfastness in the face of growing global challenges, gives me great pride,” he added.

Individual and team awards were also presented, recognizing outstanding dedication and achievement of UNOPS personnel.


Winners of the 2022 Project of the Year Awards are:

  • Serbia

    Enhancing good governance and social inclusion for municipal development – Swiss PRO, in partnership with the government of Switzerland. Read more

  • Gaza

    Installation of a hybrid solar system at European Gaza Hospital, with funding from the government of Japan. Read more

  • Somalia

    Construction of headquarters for the Immigration and Naturalization Directorate of the government of Somalia, with funding from the governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and the United Kingdom. Read more

  • El Salvador

    Expansion of the passenger terminal of El Salvador International Airport, in partnership with the government of El Salvador. Read more

  • South Sudan

    Mine action in support of UNMISS (AB 2021-22) – Emergency response to humanitarian and climate crisis, in partnership with UNMAS. Read more

  • India

    Strategic advisory and technical assistance [to support improved] water and sanitation in India, in partnership with the government of Denmark. Read more


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