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A new UNOPS-supported report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit concludes that less wasteful, more efficient government spending practices can free up resources to address a critical funding gap in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting engages the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape global, regional and industry agendas, with the goal of improving the state of the world. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will be participating in this event.
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya today launched the first project as part of an ambitious 100,000 affordable homes agreement between the government of Kenya, UNOPS, and Sustainable Housing Solutions, signed last year on the fringes of the UN General Assembly in New York.
With support from the City of Kobe and the Hyogo Prefecture in Japan, UNOPS will launch a new Global Innovation Centre in Kobe, providing valuable opportunities for public-private sector collaboration to address global challenges.
Encouraging the private and public sectors to share financial risks can help spur local development. Here’s how.
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.
The agreement is part of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s National Housing Strategy to build at least five million housing units in the country.
A tripartite agreement has been signed with the government of Kenya and Sustainable Housing Solutions in the latest step for UNOPS Social Impact Investing Initiative.
Organized by the European Commission, this two-day event brings the development community together to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. This year’s theme is ‘Addressing inequalities: Building a world which leaves no one behind.’ UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in a panel organized by the Directorate‑General for Economic and Financial Affairs on fostering inclusive growth – matching efficiency with fairness for sustained development.
The India-UN Development Partnership Fund supports Southern-owned and led, demand-driven and transformational sustainable development projects across the developing world, with a focus on least developed countries and Small Island Developing States. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will speak at an event marking the Fund’s second anniversary.
Vice President: “This initiative with UNOPS is a game changer in the Ghanaian housing market”