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An infrastructure programme is providing former prisoners with an opportunity to help improve their communities.
A participatory housing project is equipping families with new skills, empowering women and connecting communities.
Across Argentina, new homes are desperately needed to improve living conditions and provide a safe space for families to live and thrive.
In one of the most urbanized countries in Latin America, a social infrastructure and housing programme is changing the way people live their lives.
The Sustainability Report 2019 gives a flavour of the breadth of our support to partners around the world – helping advance sustainable and inclusive development
Since 2006, Gaza has suffered from chronic electricity shortages. This further exacerbates already difficult living conditions for the majority of its nearly two million residents, who live on just a few hours of electricity every day.
The government of Mexico City is working with UNOPS to modernize the public transportation system, making it more accessible for commuters.
For nearly three decades, Ukraine has seen a steady decline in its population numbers. A low birth rate is partly the cause of the eastern European nation facing a population crisis that threatens its long-term social, economic and political development.
Indonesia is home to more than 24 million hectares of peatlands – making up approximately 36 per cent of the world’s total tropical peatlands. In its natural state, tropical peat occurs in flooded swamps and is one of nature’s most effective ways of removing carbon from the atmosphere, helping to mitigate global warming.
The Gambia is a small fragile country in West Africa – one that is faced with growing poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. Over the last decade, major climate-related crises like drought and flooding as well as disease outbreaks like Ebola have left the population of 2.1 million people more vulnerable.
Meet the Central Africans laying down their weapons and making a stand for peace.