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Appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director Ms. Grete Faremo took office on 1 September 2019.
A combined $96.5 million has been pledged for two new projects launched in Zimbabwe to help more than 270,000 people affected by March’s devastating Cyclone Idai.
Local factories will produce high-quality homes, which will include energy-efficient solar rooftops. The site will also include school, medical centre, shops and sports facilities.
How UNOPS made destroying Syria’s high-grade chemical weapons, in record time, a reality.
In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNOPS delivered life-saving medical equipment to healthcare facilities throughout the country with funding from the government of Japan.
The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the UN – and the only one in which all 193 Member States have equal representation. During the General Assembly, Member States discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the UN Charter.
The Second regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss UNOPS work and the Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement on 6 September 2019. You can watch all the proceedings live via UN Web TV or follow #unopsEB on Twitter.
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.