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Meet the Central Africans laying down their weapons and making a stand for peace.
A virtual session of the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board will take place 3-5 June 2020. Board documents are available on the UNOPS website. The UNOPS segment will take place on 3 June from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (New York time), during which UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will deliver a statement and present UNOPS Annual Report of the Executive Director to the Executive Board.
The South Sudan Safety Net Project (SSSNP) will provide income support to nearly 430,000 people in some of South Sudan’s most vulnerable communities.
Funded by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the €4 million project will promote improved working environments by strengthening occupational health and safety (OHS) management for the government and construction sector workers of Kosovo.
In the Upper East Region of Ghana, a three-wheeled vehicle makes its way down the bumpy rural road, raising a cloud of red dust behind it. It’s one of 80 ambulances that helps bring medical help to some of the most remote parts of the region.
Located on the eastern most side of Ghana, the Volta region stretches from the coastal plains on the atlantic coast to more arid lands in the north. The vast and varied landscape known for its rolling hills, vast lagoons, lakes and forested areas can also make accessing health services a challenge, especially in the more remote and hard to reach parts of Volta.
New health training facilities for aspiring midwives and tricycle ambulances to transport the sick from remote locations to hospitals are helping Ghana build a future where better healthcare can be a reality for all its people.
Innovators, entrepreneurs, programmers and developers are encouraged to help advance resilient infrastructure with technology in the face of climate change.
A partnership between UNOPS and the Mozambique Peace Secretariat and its donors will support the implementation of the Maputo Accord for Peace and Reconciliation.
UNOPS to quickly procure and safely deliver supplies of anti-influenza medicine Avigan on behalf of Japan.
In the midst of a global health pandemic, United Nations teams around the world are supporting efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). UNOPS stands ready to support efforts.
In March 2019, Cyclone Idai destroyed approximately 50,000 households and displaced over 60,000 people in the country, causing as much as $622 million worth of damage. With the World Bank and partners, UNOPS is managing key recovery efforts.