The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)


UNOPS signs host country agreement with Tanzania

The agreement will help streamline UNOPS ongoing operations in the country.

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The Director of UNOPS Multi-Country Office in Kenya Rainer Frauenfeld and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and East Africa Cooperation January Makamba signed the host country agreement during an event at Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Leadership School.

The host country agreement establishes a legal framework that governs the relationship between Tanzania and UNOPS to conduct its operations. UNOPS has been implementing development projects in Tanzania since 2016.

This is an important milestone in our partnership with the government of Tanzania.

Rainer Frauenfeld - Director of UNOPS Multi-Country Office in Kenya

Under the agreement, UNOPS will draw on its expertise in sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure implementation to support the country’s national development priorities.

This agreement builds on the fruitful collaboration with the government. In Tanzania, UNOPS has previously procured mobile clinics used to provide health services to people living in remote areas as well as built and procured equipment for science laboratories for 10 secondary schools. Together with local and international partners, UNOPS also constructed over 2,400 metres of seawalls to help increase the resilience of coastal areas against the impacts of climate change and rising sea levels.

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