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A new agreement will help to advance global cooperation on a range of sustainable infrastructure projects in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Encouraging the private and public sectors to share financial risks can help spur local development. Here’s how.
New quality infrastructure in Kosovo is helping to connect people throughout the Western Balkans – fostering economic development, and supporting regional cooperation, peace and stability.
Funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UNOPS, the Eastern Partnership European School Scholarship Programme has welcomed 35 new students in the second part of its programme.
Under-Secretary-General Grete Faremo delivers statement at the 2019 Second Regular Session of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS in New York, followed by a first-ever interactive dialogue with Member States on quality infrastructure.
UNOPS participated in Asia-Pacific Climate Week to highlight the critical role of sustainable and resilient infrastructure as a key ingredient for action on climate change.
Statement by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, to UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board Second Regular Session, New York – 6 September 2019
Appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director Ms. Grete Faremo took office on 1 September 2019.
A combined $96.5 million has been pledged for two new projects launched in Zimbabwe to help more than 270,000 people affected by March’s devastating Cyclone Idai.
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.
How UNOPS made destroying Syria’s high-grade chemical weapons, in record time, a reality.