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UNOPS Sweden-based Global Innovation Centre was inaugurated today, harnessing the critical role that public-private partnerships can provide towards the 2030 Agenda.
To improve living conditions for returnee populations living in newly liberated areas, UNOPS – with funding from the government of Japan – is helping to provide renewable energy and emergency waste disposal services in three Iraqi governorates.
Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo today welcomed UN Secretary-General António Guterres to Copenhagen, Denmark, in a visit focused on building momentum on climate action.
Keynote speech by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS at the 2019 C40 World Mayors Summit, Copenhagen – 10 October 2019
What does good governance mean for cities and what will it take to align city priorities with the objectives of the Paris Agreement? UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will join mayors and climate governance leaders from around the world at a session of the 2019 C40 Summit titled ‘Accelerating climate action through good governance’, to explore why good governance lies at the heart of climate leadership. The C40 Summit will be attended by UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
UNOPS uses the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework to report to its Executive Board. Through adopting this framework, a number of new and existing results have been recognized as key indicators of sustainability. The GRI Content Index lists all GRI Standards used and disclosures reported to complement the 2018 Sustainability Report.
In partnership with the government of Palau, UNOPS will support arrangements for the 2020 Our Ocean conference – an annual event that aims to catalyze global action on ocean conservation.
A new agreement will help to advance global cooperation on a range of sustainable infrastructure projects in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Encouraging the private and public sectors to share financial risks can help spur local development. Here’s how.
New quality infrastructure in Kosovo is helping to connect people throughout the Western Balkans – fostering economic development, and supporting regional cooperation, peace and stability.
Funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UNOPS, the Eastern Partnership European School Scholarship Programme has welcomed 35 new students in the second part of its programme.