The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
News and Stories
At the height of the conflict in the summer of 2014, over 500,000 Palestinians were displaced from their homes. Approximately 108,000 Palestinians remain homeless. UNOPS is working with UN agencies and government partners to respond to residents’ needs.
Throughout 2015, we will be exploring some of our past achievements. This includes our five-year monitoring mission of Mount Nyiragongo, one of Africa’s most active volcanoes, which holds the world’s largest lava lake.
To mark World Health Day 2015, we take a look at some of the valuable health-related projects that UNOPS has recently been engaged in as part of its core mission: serving people in need.
UNOPS helps partners to design, construct, rehabilitate and maintain infrastructure in very challenging environments. Whether building a road or designing a bridge, our highly skilled engineers are central to the success of UNOPS infrastructure projects.
The Darfur Urban Water Supply Project has helped improve the availability of clean water for over 240,000 people in four state capitals in western Sudan.
In a remote area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 1,200 kilometres from the capital Kinshasa, 12 bridges have helped open access to local markets, benefitting some 340,000 people.
UNOPS is providing operational support to the country’s new electoral complaints commission.