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Better road and health infrastructure is supporting communities across Darfur
With $8.5 million in funding from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), UNOPS is helping bring clean and renewable energy to communities across the Liptako-Gourma region in West Africa.
Hosted by the Netherlands, this event will see the launch of a comprehensive Adaptation Action Agenda aimed at making the world more resilient to climate change. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in the Infrastructure Anchoring Event panel discussion on 26 January.
This seminar is an opportunity for Nordic companies to gain insight into UN procurement practices and objectives, as well as display Nordic innovations and solutions. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will deliver the opening remarks.
A new project will strengthen healthcare for underserved communities in Myanmar’s Shan State, with funding from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.
Across East Darfur, shared management of natural resources is helping mitigate conflict, promote women’s rights and improve livelihoods.
Better access to water is helping create new possibilities for people in some of the world’s most remote communities
For many years, one of Sudan’s most important exports went into decline, but a new generation of farmers are returning to gum arabic production
As we approach one year since the first COVID-19 cases were reported, we are reminded of the need to build a world where quality healthcare leaves no one behind.
Global Korea Convention 2020 aims to share Korea's achievements and best practices in international cooperation. In a pre-recorded message, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss the importance of working together to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as discuss UNOPS work with the Republic of Korea in these areas.
Supported by the City of Kobe and the Hyogo Prefecture in Japan, UNOPS officially opened its Global Innovation Centre (GIC) in Japan this November.