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Global efforts have focused on cleaning the world’s oceans. To ensure real, long-term impact, we must tackle the problem of marine litter at its source.
UNOPS Social Impact Investing Initiative (S3I) will manage its growing portfolio of projects from a new office in Helsinki, Finland, launched with the support of the government of Finland and the City of Helsinki.
Thousands of Rohingya refugees continue to need life-saving assistance. Here’s how organizations are working together in Bangladesh to provide it.
Around the world, refugees leave their homes, fleeing conflict or persecution – seeking shelter, safety and security. Kamal Hossen is one of them.
The agreement is part of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s National Housing Strategy to build at least five million housing units in the country.
Participants learned ways to overcome some of the challenges traditionally disadvantaged groups face in becoming successful entrepreneurs.
A $72 million grant from the World Bank’s International Development Association will fund a four-year project to support livelihood recovery for cyclone-affected people in Zimbabwe, and help build a foundation for longer-term resilience.
In partnership with the European Union (EU) and the Jordanian Ministry of Health, UNOPS will improve three public health facilities to better serve communities impacted by the Syrian crisis.
As part of their high-level visit to Aden, Yemen, World Bank Group Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa, Ferid Belhaj, and Executive Director for Yemen and Dean of the World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors, Merza Hasan, visited the Al Shaab Maternity Hospital in Aden.
Afghanistan’s first countrywide humanitarian call centre – Awaaz Afghanistan – celebrated its first full year in operation in a ceremony held in Kabul.
Inclusive infrastructure is vital for sustainable development. Here’s why.