The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
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With the adoption of Sustainable Development Goal 5 by the UN General Assembly in 2015, gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls has achieved an unprecedented place at the centre of the global Agenda 2030.
Under a new agreement, UNOPS will construct a bridge in the Arua District of Uganda, with $1.7 million in funding from the government of Japan.
On the island of Antigua, UNOPS, together with Ocean Generation, brought together world-class programmers and developers to provide real-world solutions to climate and environmental issues.
The new agreement aims to promote greater transparency, efficiency and effectiveness in the management of public procurement and infrastructure projects in the country.
UNOPS infrastructure experts Trudy Morgan and Nick Gardner, based in Sierra Leone, have been awarded Fellowship of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Ms. Morgan becoming the first woman in Africa to be recognized with the honour.
Ms. Bana Kaloti met with His Excellency Dr. Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed and local authorities in Aden, Yemen recently to discuss ongoing UNOPS-implemented projects in the country.
The agreement with the government of Ghana has moved forward this week with an announcement by UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo in New York on Tuesday.
UNOPS agreement with the government of Kenya has taken a major step forward this week, following further details of the project announced by Executive Director Grete Faremo in New York.
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Under-Secretary-General Faremo delivers statement to Members of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS in New York.
The report, released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU), argues for a new understanding of the role infrastructure plays in long-term sustainable development.