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This report was produced as part of a collaborative partnership between the UNOPS and the University of Oxford-led Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC). Through a systematic evaluation process, it presents and explains the ability for infrastructure to influence all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including almost all of their targets.
A new report published today by the University of Oxford-led Infrastructure Transition Research Consortium (ITRC) and UNOPS, has found that efficient infrastructure policy and disciplined investment decisions are vital for attaining the SDGs.
As countries strive to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, some will require support in order to reach their national targets. The Government of Japan and UNOPS are working together to provide that support.
Hosted at the United Nations University (UNU) headquarters, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will join Dr. Sabine Becker-Thierry, UNU Chief of Staff, for a conversation on how SDG implementation can be achieved and UNOPS role.
Co-hosted by UNOPS and UN Women, this side event to the Second Committee, 73rd session of the General Assembly, brings experts together to explore key policy choices facing countries as they seek to address gaps in their capacity to effectively plan, deliver and manage sustainable, resilient, inclusive and gender-responsive infrastructure. Nick O’Regan, UNOPS Director for Infrastructure and Project Management, will take part in the panel discussion.
The event will bring together a worldwide community of engineers to look at how real change can be brought about towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Representatives from UNOPS Infrastructure and Project Management Group will be speaking at the event.
Home to eight of the world’s highest mountains, Nepal is famed for its beautiful terrain. But that same terrain can make driving dangerous.
UNOPS has helped 160 families reconstruct their homes. Some of the families we worked were asked to describe something they lost during the conflict. These items along with their stories are represented below.
In an effort to improve the living and housing conditions for residents, UNOPS and the Government of Germany launch phase two of a house reconstruction project in Gaza.
Speech by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS
Blockchain Symposium: Closing remarks by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS
A new partnership between UNOPS and the Government of Kenya, inked today on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, is set to deliver 100,000 affordable homes in Kenya.