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UNOPS annual Sustainability Report for 2020 highlights the unique contributions the organization made towards COVID-19 response and sustainable development last year.
Under-Secretary-General Faremo addresses the 2021 Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.
Statement by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, to UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board Annual Session – 11 June 2021
The 2020 Sustainability Report gives a flavour of the breadth of our support to partners around the world – helping advance sustainable and inclusive development.
The World Bank’s International Development Association approved a $50 million grant to further support the Yemen Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project.
Improved public spending could help countries recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and encourage sustainable development, argues UNOPS Executive Director.
UNOPS has finalized the selection process for the advisory committee on investments for its Sustainable Investments in Infrastructure and Innovation (S3I) initiative.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in a pre-recorded panel on 1 July entitled 'Supply chain integrity beyond compliance: case studies on why it makes business sense to pay more than due diligence to respecting human rights.'
The 14th edition of the European Development Days will focus on the topic of a green deal for a sustainable future. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will deliver welcome remarks for a high-level panel with UN-Habitat on sustainable urbanization.
A virtual session of the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board will be held 7-11 June 2021. Board documents are available on UNOPS website. The UNOPS segment will take place on 11 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.
Hosted by the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN and co-organized byUNOPS, Executive Director Grete Faremo will join a panel discussion entitled 'Advancing the prevention of corruption through partnerships and synergies in public procurement' on 3 June as part of a side event to the UN Special session of the General Assembly against Corruption 2021.